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GovCast, a production of GovCIO Media & Research, tells the personal stories of the government and industry leaders transforming the public sector, and the bits and pieces typically not covered by federal IT publications. Put on by GovCIO Media & Research, we share untold stories about how these influencers got to where they are, their passions in and outside of technology and the roadblocks they’ve conquered. 213656

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GovCast, a production of GovCIO Media & Research, tells the personal stories of the government and industry leaders transforming the public sector, and the bits and pieces typically not covered by federal IT publications. Put on by GovCIO Media & Research, we share untold stories about how these influencers got to where they are, their passions in and outside of technology and the roadblocks they’ve conquered. 213656

    Live From SOFIC: How USSOCOM S&T Aligns With Mission Needs

    Live From SOFIC: How USSOCOM S&T Aligns With Mission Needs

    USSOCOM S&T Director Lisa Sanders discusses her funding and program priorities and why she thinks she has one of the top five jobs in the entire Defense Department.

    • 21 min
    Live From SOFIC: USSOCOM's TAK Product Center Could Be the Next DOD Software Factory

    Live From SOFIC: USSOCOM's TAK Product Center Could Be the Next DOD Software Factory

    Director Ryan McLean discusses his modernization strategy for the Tactical Assault Kit, a map-based software application connecting USSOCOM, other U.S. military services and allied partners. TAK is critical for effective, efficient communication in warfighting scenarios. McLean's plan could launch the product center to software factory status under the Defense Department's new software modernization strategy.

    • 22 min
    How State is Evolving IT to Support International Affairs

    How State is Evolving IT to Support International Affairs

    The State Department is at the forefront of many international affairs, supporting American interests and values abroad. Behind the scenes, however, is a team that provides the IT infrastructure, cybersecurity and solutions that support those diplomatic activities. We talk with State CIO Keith Jones to dive deeper into what those IT activities and modernization priorities are, as well as how State is looking to meet its IT goals through bold contracting opportunities.

    • 33 min
    Flywheel Fridays - Breaking Down IT Priorities in FY 2023

    Flywheel Fridays - Breaking Down IT Priorities in FY 2023

    With the fiscal year 2022 budget finalized last month, why not look ahead? Our senior researchers break down key components of the Biden administration's proposed FY 2023 budget, including increases in spending for DOD, VA, IRS, DOJ and more. We'll talk cybersecurity, customer experience and infrastructure.

    • 16 min
    The Case for Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science in Government

    The Case for Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science in Government

    Federal agencies typically pursue contracts and engagement with industry vendors to produce solutions for different mission areas, but what if the barrier to entry to helping agencies overcome challenges was lowered? Today, we dive into the General Services Administration Technology Transformation Service's Challenge.gov and CitizenScience.gov initiatives to learn how the platforms are allowing agencies to engage with the public at large to present their problem areas and receive crowdsourced solutions. TTS Director of Open Innovation Jarah Meador, who runs the platforms, shares how they have made a difference across all of government.

    • 43 min
    The Making of a Digital-First Social Security Administration

    The Making of a Digital-First Social Security Administration

    Social Security Administration maintains and administers the benefits and records of tens of millions of Americans nationwide for retirement payments, as well as benefits for disability and survivors. With the growing eligibility pool over the next decade, IT modernization is imperative. Agency veteran Sean Brune discusses the agency's immense changes he's seen over his career and how he sees emerging technologies and directives impacting what’s to come around digital services.

    • 24 min

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Amy does a fantastic job bringing the best and the brightest in government IT to the public with GovCast! Always look forward to the listen!

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