Tag Archives: IBM

IBM’s Dan Chenok, Matt Spaloss: Cognitive, Cloud Tech Can Transform Govt Service Delivery

Digital transformation through cloud platforms, analytics and cognitive computing will transform the way the government delivers services, IBM executives Dan Chenok and Matt Spaloss wrote in a blog post published Monday. Chenok and Spaloss said agencies can apply new design thinking and agile methods as they work on efforts to focus on user experience. …

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White House Unveils 10 Members of Natl Cybersecurity Commission

President Barack Obama has appointed 10 executives with public, private and academic sector backgrounds to serve as members of a commission tasked to identify ways for the U.S. to build up its cybersecurity posture, the White House said Wednesday. The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity is one component of an executive …

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IBM’s Gina Loften: Agencies Should Apply ‘Agile’ Model to Build Customer-Focused IT Platforms

Gina Loften, vice president and chief innovation officer of IBM‘s federal business, has said she believes agile methodology can help agencies create information technology applications to deliver citizen services. Loften wrote in a guest piece published Tuesday on Federal Times the agile development model has been used in the private sector and works …

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John McNellis, Melissa Flagg Appointed to DoD Leadership Roles

John McNellis, formerly corporate senior vice president at L-3 Communications, has been named deputy assistant secretary for space, strategic and intelligence systems at Defense Department. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced McNellis’ appointment to the Senior Executive Service role in a Defense Department release published Friday. McNellis most recently led L-3’s aerospace systems group …

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IBM’s Jimmy Norcross: Pentagon’s ‘Better Buying Power’ to Promote Agile Acquisition

A new report by the IBM Center for the Business of Government says the Defense Department’s Better Buying Power program can be implemented across government agencies to advance agile procurement processes, expand partnerships with industry and further build up services acquisitions. The “Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power” …

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