Author Archive

Venkatapathi "PV" Puvvada

Former President

Acquisition

How to write a winning Fed 100 nomination

Crafting a compelling Federal 100 Award nomination is tricky, especially for industry nominees. Past winner and Fed 100 judge Venkatapathi "PV" Puvvada explains what it takes.

Acquisition

Agile at scale

Federal agencies are embracing agile development, but new ways of thinking are needed to make it work at government scale.

IT Modernization

The security aspects of modernization

A White House plan and a recent survey of federal IT leaders highlight the need for collaboration when it comes to creating a secure, modern IT environment.

Cybersecurity

How to report cybersecurity strategies to senior leaders

Government agencies can look to the private sector for the proven elements of a successful executive briefing.

Workforce

The real key to technology transformation

CIO authorities are important, but communication and governance cannot be overlooked when it comes to achieving FITARA’s objectives.

Digital Government

IT acquisition reform's time is now

Promising examples abound, but real leadership focus is needed to achieve meaningful digital government services and security.

Workforce

4 tips for pulling millennials into the workforce

Making agencies more appealing to the youngest generation of workers has the added benefit of strengthening the entire federal workforce.

Digital Government

5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect.