February 23, 2017 Drones often conjure thoughts around defense, the latest high-tech gadget for techies or even the budding drone delivery service market. However, federal agencies are also increasingly testing and deploying non-military drones for various programs and missions around the government. This event will explore “drones for good,” examining how government is already using drones to benefit citizens and how they might be used in the future.
February 22, 2017 Where’s the U.S. Navy headed and how will it get there from here? Come help sort the signal from the noise in a discussion moderated by Defense One Deputy Editor Bradley Peniston at Sparks Gallery in San Diego.
February 21, 2017 The interconnected web of tools aims to make military missions easier and more effective than ever before. But is it safe? Are your devices that are sharing information at the network’s edge vulnerable? On February 21, we’ll reveal new research results from an ongoing study on how your colleagues are securing IOT.
February 14, 2017 Understanding your applications’ performances creates opportunities for faster cloud migrations, enhanced modernization efforts, increased productivity, and faster access to services for government employees and citizens alike. Join us February 14 to hear DOT's CIO Richard McKinney and other industry and government experts discuss how agencies are benefiting from the latest advancements in application and network performance to get mission critical systems and programs off the ground.
February 1, 2017 In any IT government agency, the goal is to serve the end user and ultimately, the citizen, solider or first responder. Efforts like Cloud First, datacenter consolidation and application modernization have driven agencies to engage in a data center virtualization strategy. As we now know, the process of moving to a virtualized environment is just the beginning. What comes next? DellEMC and Red Hat have established a strategic partnership that delivers OpenStack powered clouds to organizations. Join us for a live, digital discussion to discover solutions such as OpenStack that offer agencies an open, flexible and scalable path to build, use and control their cloud infrastructure.
January 17, 2017 Defense One welcomes the Navy's top officer, Admiral John Richardson, chief of naval operations and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for an exclusive live interview with Executive Editor Kevin Baron. The U.S. Navy already is being asked to perform more missions in more places and at a greater pace than anyone expected just few years ago. With President-elect Donald Trump promising to expand the military, and perhaps asking for additional naval operations spanning from the Middle East to China's doorstep, we'll examine what the CNO wants for the Navy today and tomorrow. Come join the conversation and hear Adm. Richardson lay out his vision and requirements for the Navy, as a new president takes office, a new Congress begins, and the old Washington gets back to business.
December 15, 2016 Over the past two years, how has FITARA transformed the federal IT landscape? At this event we'll discuss FITARA's impact thus far on government, how agencies responded to it and Congress' role in ensuring the government improves its IT operations.
December 13, 2016 The DoD has decided that it must be better prepared to use space-based resources for global communications in a time of conflict. At the forefront of current efforts to secure the U.S. advantage in space building resiliency and redundancy into satellites and reducing dependency on GPS. What does the U.S. presence in space look like in twenty years?
December 8, 2016 In the wake of several high-profile events at the intersection of technology, privacy, encryption and national security, a nationwide conversation is necessary. Is there a balance between an increasingly privacy-conscious public who favor technologies like encryption, and security-conscious law enforcement agencies, who fear encryption is making their jobs exponentially more difficult in this Internet of Things era? In this event, we’ll discuss how policy could shape the technological landscape in the coming years. Find out on December 8 while enjoying a cocktail!
December 8, 2016 HCaTS features broad scope and flexible contracting options. It gives agencies direct purchasing power through both a delegated procurement authority, providing access to more than 100 of the most sought-after private sector firms that will conduct customized training and development, human capital and organizational performance improvement services. Join us on December 8 to learn how our panelists plan to use this new contract vehicle to address their human capital challenges.