Federal 100: Lt. Col. Peter C. Barclay

Lt. Col. Peter C. Barclay
Director of Advanced Technologies
U.S. Army

The work: Leading the launch of the Army’s enterprise e-mail program.

The impact: The Army has migrated 270,000 users to the program, which is expected to save $100 million a year.

The nuts and bolts: Barclay has been guiding the enterprise e-mail effort behind the scenes since its inception. His team tested Microsoft’s support for new authentication software for Outlook and provided critical feedback. As a result, patches were rapidly developed, tested and deployed across Microsoft’s entire customer base, including the Defense Department. Barclay also provided technical expertise and support for the cost/benefit analysis for the project and personally trained more than 500 Army IT professionals on how to use the new system.

Read more about the 2012 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

Amber Corrin is a former staff writer for FCW and Defense Systems.


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