With all the buzz surrounding disruptive technologies like machine learning, blockchain, artificial intelligence, drones and more, it can be easy to forget federal technology’s raison d’être: enable the mission. These technologies are a means to the mission’s end, empowering agencies to achieve mission goals more efficiently and securely while permanently changing roles and processes. Join Government Executive and Nextgov to hear how these innovative tools are realizing mission success by altering acquisition, shifting mission directives, utilizing disruptive technologies and more.
The Evolving Role of the Federal CIO
Disruptive technology’s role in daily operations and long-term initiatives is only growing more essential. This makes mission success dependent on the strong visions of chief information officers and their offices to utilize technologies like intelligent automation, blockchain, artificial intelligence and more. In this session, leaders in federal technology will discuss their evolving roles and what it takes to create a blueprint for technological success.
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How to Buy Faster: Reimagining Technology Acquisition
Complex, inefficient and overly bureaucratic. These are all common complaints about federal technology acquisition. Since tech is the backbone of enabling agency missions, navigating the frequently thorny acquisition terrain is crucial for success. As OTAs and the new administration’s technology acquisition policies change how government buys tech, this panel of federal experts will explain how to procure the technology your agency needs faster.
Architecting the Future of Federal Automation
With the acceleration of the digital revolution, the federal government is poised to change the way it operates for good—merging machine processes with human intuition. Mountains of data stand to yield never-before-seen insights, and numerous repetitive tasks can expect to be eliminated, freeing up more strategic contributions from many employees currently mired in day-to-day responsibilities. This session assembles public sector leaders who are architecting the future of federal automation to create a smarter, more efficient government benefiting employees and citizens alike.
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