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2015 Cyber Playbook

December 15, 2015 Cyber professionals are at the core of solving or at least curbing increasingly aggressive cyber-attacks on agencies and their personnel. But who are these cyber professionals – and how will they solve the ever-increasing targeted attacks that are constant in headline news?

Leadership Briefing Featuring: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security

December 7, 2015 On December 7th, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson sits down for a candid conversation with Defense One about the spread of threats from the battlefield to the homefront, and how DHS is working together with the Pentagon, intelligence community and other law enforcement agencies to fight the war on terrorism, stand up cyber defenses, secure U.S. borders and tackle other issues.

Defense One Summit 2015

November 2, 2015 At the third annual Defense One Summit, top global security officials from the military and beyond will gather to discuss how they are keeping up with threats that stretch from the battlefield to the homeland.

The New Era of Land Warfare

October 13, 2015 In this ever changing environment, what kinds of security challenges and threat actors will the U.S. Army face? How should the Army adapt to these challenges? Join Defense One as we address these questions and more on October 13.

The State of Defense Acquisition

October 6, 2015 In 2010, the DOD launched the Better Buying Power initiative in an effort to simply and improve its acquisition of products and services. In April of 2015, Pentagon acquisition head Frank Kendall released the updated, Better Buying Power 3.0, which renews focus on long-term R&D and achieving dominant capabilities through technical excellence and encouraging private sector innovation. The renewed initiative will focus on long term investments such as cybersecurity, big data, advanced computing, robotics, and other investments to maintain U.S. technological superiority. After five years and three iterations of Better Buying Power, what is the "State of Defense Acquisition"?

Veterans: The New Battleground

September 29, 2015 Defense One and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America will once again team up to produce “Veterans: The New Battleground," an event featuring top leaders and experts on the most urgent issues facing veterans. This event will continue dialogue and drill down into impact areas affecting veterans.

Nextgov Prime

September 9, 2015 The mission of Nextgov Prime is to provide today’s and tomorrow’s federal IT decision-makers and influencers with insight into technological innovations to improve how the government works. Prime will convene technology CXOs, innovators and thought leaders to explore ideas and discuss solutions to current challenges and critical issues in the government of tomorrow.

Measuring Success in Customer Experience

August 5, 2015 Used to dealing with companies that distinguish themselves through superior customer engagement, today’s public has come to expect a level of customer experience to which most agencies haven’t been able to live up. However, the Obama administration’s prioritization of customer experience puts federal agencies in the challenging position of pushing to provide a first-class customer experience while meeting their unique missions. With the right combination of customer-focused strategy, technology, and talent, federal agencies have a chance to significantly raise the bar for the government’s customer service.

HYPERCONVERGE

July 30, 2015 Ever wonder how organizations like Google and Facebook deliver such highly available, dynamically scalable infrastructure without maintaining datacenters on every corner in America? Federal agencies of any size can adapt those world-class architecture models in their own environments. Today. Want to learn how?

Where Cloud Computing Meets Mission: Maximizing the Cloud's Potential

July 21, 2015 In the coming fiscal year, the White House expects the federal government to spend some $7.5 billion on provisioned services like cloud computing. Four years removed from the unveiling of the Cloud First strategy, the question today isn’t whether agencies will transition services and critical systems to cloud, it’s when. Maximizing investment in the cloud requires a strategy that factors in risk, security, cost, agility and a hard assessment of what cloud computing will really do for the mission.