The forecast is looking brighter for FedRAMP. The FedRAMP Project Management Office (PMO) has worked to make the cloud procurement more transparent and more efficient. At June’s Cloud Brainstorm event, Congressmen Will Hurd (R-Texas), Gerry Connelly (D-Va.), and FedRAMP leadership from the General Services Administration (GSA) shared perspectives on progress to date and what’s ahead. […] […]

Recently, John Chambers was in town for meetings of the U.S.-India Business Council, which he chairs. Chambers is now chairman of the board at Cisco Systems after having served as CEO for more than 20 years–an eternity in Silicon Valley. He spoke at a CXO breakfast attended by 20-plus government CXOs. Here are some highlights of his remarks.






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MeriTalk recently connected with Bob Osborn, Chief Technology Officer, ServiceNow Federal, to discuss President Donald Trump’s Executive Order (EO) for a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch and what’s ahead for agencies charged with implementing modernization initiatives.






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MeriTalk recently connected with Ryan Gillis, vice president of cybersecurity strategy and global policy for Palo Alto Networks, to discuss continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) implementation and how Palo Alto Networks can drive agencies to a more secure environment.






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