On April 5th, FCW held its Power Players Summit, focused on proven strategies for transforming federal IT operations, lessons learned and best practices from recent initiatives that can help agencies chart a path to greater innovation and better results. If you missed the conference, you can download additional content below to learn more about this topic.

Flexibility and Focus Key to Modernization

Agencies are moving forward with their modernization efforts, motivated in part by the need to improve performance, security, and efficiency, and ultimately how they deliver on their mission. The path to modernization requires creative thinking and willingness to change. Read the full summary here.

Make the Leap from Modernization to Transformation

Agencies are making headway on modernizing their IT infrastructures. They are also laying the groundwork for a larger transformation—one that will change how they deliver services to their customers and how they fulfill their mission. Read the full summary here.

Shared Services Enable Agency Transformation

As government agencies continue their efforts to provide better services and operate more efficiently, there is a continued interest in shared services. The goal of shared services is to streamline how agencies deliver services internally. Read the full summary here.


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
8:25 am - 8:30 am Opening Remarks
8:30 am - 9:00 am Opening Government Keynote: Delivering on the Vision: From IT Strategy to Results
  • Todd Simpson Chief Information Officer Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
9:00 am - 9:50 am Government & Industry Panel: The Modernization Imperative
  • Darren Ash Chief Information Officer Farm Service Agency, USDA
  • Frank Konieczny Chief Technology Officer United States Air Force
  • Jennifer Kron Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Intelligence Community (IC) Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Chris O’Malley Chief Executive Officer Compuware
9:50 am - 10:10 am Networking Break
10:10 am - 10:45 am Fireside Chat: Shared Services
  • Glenn Davidson Executive Director of Enterprise Services Department of Commerce
  • Jesse Samberg Shared Services Director, Global Business Services, US Public Service IBM
10:45 am - 11:30 am Government & Industry Panel: The Future of Digital Transformation
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Fireside Chat: Mission Analytics
  • Jon Minkoff Chief Data Officer, Enforcement Bureau Federal Communications Commission
12:00 pm - 1:10 pm Lunch & Government Keynote: IT in an Age of Exponential Change
  • Gwynne Kostin Senior Advisor, Office of Products and Programs, Technology Transformation Service U.S. General Services Administration
1:10 pm - 1:50 pm Government Panel: Next Steps in Cybersecurity
  • Sean Kelley Chief Information Security Officer U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Colonel Brandon Pearce Chief Information Security Officer National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Ron Ross Fellow National Institute of Standards and Technology
1:50 pm Closing Remarks


  • UMBC
  • Compuware
  • CGI
  • CGI
  • IBM