Reinventing DOD's IT Infrastructure

As CIO of the U.S. Pacific Command, Randy Cieslak has emerged as one of the Defense Department's pioneers in modernizing the IT infrastructure, improving both the performance and security of defense networks. In this webcast, Cieslak, a winner of a 2014 Federal 100 award, will offer insights into how defense organizations can take full advantage of recent advances in IT and network solutions to support their critical operations.

Date: Sep 10, 2014

Time: 2:00 PM

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Beyond the Cloud: Transforming the Delivery of IT Services

Cloud computing is not just about building a more cost-effective infrastructure. It is about enabling agencies to focus less energy on buying and supporting IT products and more energy on delivering IT services that support their mission. In this webcast, a pioneering federal IT leader will explain how agencies can leverage their existing investments in cloud and virtualization to transform their IT operations. Through strategic data center consolidation, server virtualization and use of cloud technologies, the Army has taken a holistic approach to identifying and implementing innovative ways to improve the efficiency and flexibility of its IT operations. In this webcast, Jeremy Hiers, Project Director, Enterprise Services (PD ES), will walk through some of the challenges and benefits the Army is seeing as a result of this measured approach. PD ES is a program under Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). This session will focus on the following three learning objectives: • How the Army is working toward the cutting edge in a time of resource constraints • The benefits of a holistic/multifaceted approach to data management • The efficiencies gained thus far through current modernization efforts

Duration: 1 Hr

Portfolio Management: Helping Defense Agencies Meet the Budget Challenge

Mark E. Krzysko, Deputy Director of Enterprise Information within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics shares his ideas in creating a more analytic environment that provides you with the insight needed to develop sound investment strategies. This webcast will show how to develop an information-driven approach to portfolio management.

Duration: 1 HR

Rethinking Client-to-Cloud Security with Hardware Root of Trust

For government agencies, there is a constant and growing tension between the need to share data and the need to protect it. On one hand, not sharing data is generally not an option: Agencies need to have the ability to put information into the hands of those who need it. On the other hand, they need to ensure that data is accessible only by authorized individuals. Often, agencies have worked around this problem by outfitting employees with multiple computers, each system used to access data on a different network.

Duration: 1HR

The Evolution of ISR: How to Leverage the Full Power of IP-based Networking

This webcast will explore how interconnecting these networks and extending them into the tactical domain requires evolving the set of features and capabilities available in networking components and radio systems to provide for robust, effective and dynamic tactical internetworks.

Duration: 1HR

Big Data in the Defense Community: A Strategy for Building a Seamless, Collaborative Operating Picture

U.S. defense agencies are implementing Big Data analytics to deliver real-time information that is synchronized and consistent, and which can be used to develop a common operating picture across military services. Dr. Robert Bonneau, program manager of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, will discuss a variety of subjects related to Big Data and the defense community.

Duration: 1 HR

Secure Mobility: Taking Situational Awareness to the Tactical Edge

In this webcast, Robert Scott Jack, Deputy Director and Deputy CIO, C4 at Headquarters Marine Corps will share how the organization is enabling mobile technologies in tactical environments. Further, Mr. Jack will explore policy implications for enabling communications infrastructure and technology.

Duration: 1 HR

Improving Performance Management and Project Control to Meet Cost/Schedule Milestones in DoD Procurement

It can be nearly impossible to build annual budgets that consider forecasted project and program work plans along with detailed cost data, particularly when attempting to reconcile actual and projected program costs with actual schedule performance. In this webcast, a defense IT program manager will share best practices and hard-won lessons aligning critical data on project performance, cost systems and schedules for truly big picture program management insight.

Duration: 1HR

Transforming Military Logistics with Defense Analytics

Data analytics is the "information transformer" for many military and DoD agencies, bringing relevant data together to improve timeliness, effectiveness, and accuracy of decisions and decision-making. Join this online event and hear leading defense industry experts and 1105 Government Information Group editors discuss how an enterprise-wide logistics system can improve organizations.

Duration: 1 hour