DCX Brainstorm

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Director, Strategic Engagement and Partnerships
Formerly Director of IT Issues, Government Accountability Office
The MITRE Corporation

DCOI has agencies on the clock to consolidate, update, or shut down their data centers. Many agencies are feeling the pressure to meet the 2018 deadlines. The Hill’s watching and so is a new Administration. Join us as we discuss what needs to happen


Steve O'Keeffe
Steve O'Keeffe Moderator
Mark Busby
Chief Technology Officer
National Archives and Records Administration
Division Chief
Enterprise Infrastructure Division
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Chief Information Officer
International Trade Administration

Agencies know the drill: optimize your data centers or shut them down. Data centers remain the backbone of government IT missions, so CIOs are exploring all strategies – hyperscaling, SDN, edge, modular – to take their facilities into the next generation – and meet the deadlines fast approaching under DCOI. What’s the right approach for […] […]

Steve O'Keeffe
Steve O'Keeffe [moderator]
Doug Bourgeois
Managing Director, Federal Technology Strategy & Architecture
Chief Technology Officer
Hitachi Data Systems Federal
Principal Engineer, Americas – Federal
Pure Storage
Federal Technology Director
Nlyte Software

A key component of the Modernizing Government Technology Act is the establishment of a centralized IT modernization fund that agencies can draw from for optimization efforts. How will this work effectively? What strategies do CIOs need to consider to acquire approval for these additional appropriations for their data centers? Join us to discuss guideposts for […] […]

Cameron Chehreh [moderator]
Chief Technology Officer, Vice President Pre-Sales Engineering
Dell EMC Federal
Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Division Chief, Enterprise Operations Center
Department of State
Brad Wintermute
Deputy CIO
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Event Details
Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
CPE Credits
Brainstorm attendees are eligible to receive 1.75  continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
For more information on event details, please contact us at (703) 883-9000 ext. 101 or dcxbrainstorm@meritalk.com.