Upcoming Events

Beyond Telework

The unemployment rate dropping to record lows is great news for jobseekers. Employers, including the Federal Government – the nation’s largest employer – have a somewhat different perspective – as this news signals even tougher competition to secure the best and brightest talent. Federal teleworking programs have long been heralded as a path toward greater […]

2018 Cyber Security Brainstorm

Federal IT leaders have said it for years: the biggest barrier to improving cyber security is a lack of resources. Now, with new funding allocated in the President’s budget and the passage of the MGT Act – coupled with guidance outlined in the Cyber EO and IT Modernization Report – agencies have a path forward. The new standard for Federal cyber security, driven by focused policies and increased budgets, is centered around modern tactics, secure devices, and resilient networks. […]

FITARA Awards

Join Congressman Gerry Connolly and MeriTalk for a complimentary award ceremony on August 2 at 2 p.m. as we honor Federal IT excellence, based on the FITARA scorecard grades. We’ll showcase successes, the narratives behind the grades, and educate the Federal community on the scorecard grading process, potential updates to the process, and encourage two-way dialogue. […]

Hyperconverged Without the Compromise

Mandated to modernize, agencies are working hard to replace outdated systems and legacy architecture with next-gen technology – from AI to IoT and most recently, HCI. Leveraging hybrid cloud environments, agencies are turning towards hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) to power their performance – with the agility, flexibility, and scalability needed to meet the demands of today’s […]

Innovation Imperative

Expectations are high for the success of mission critical IT at the Department of Defense. But today’s service environments remain disjointed, tangled, and mired in yesterday’s technologies – holding the DoD back. […]

CDM and Eggs

With the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program wrapping up phases 1 and 2 this fall, the program delivers capabilities that provide relevant, timely, and actionable information for Federal agencies. And with the introduction of a new acquisition strategy known as DEFEND, changes are on the horizon for phases 3 and 4. How will […]

Infor Government Forum

From delivering citizen services to protecting our nation, government agencies have big roles to fill. But their outdated technology systems and modernization challenges can hamper program success. Join us at Infor’s Government Forum where agency leaders will share insight into what works. […]

Symantec

Evolving threats, aging legacy systems, budget constraints, workforce gaps, mandate upon mandate – you’ve heard it all before. Agencies have been battling these challenges, day after day, for years. Join the best and brightest in government cyber and IT at the 2018 Symantec Government Symposium, where we’ll tackle these challenges together. […]

Data Center Brainstorm

Bust the Glut: Data Center Transformation 8.0 It’s been 8 years since FDCCI, and the data center glut and efficiency opportunity still leads the government’s IT modernization Top 10 Must-Do List. Now cloud, the rise of hyper-convergence, and new opportunities at the edge are accelerating DCOI. FITARA, MGT, and White House IT Modernization EOs are […]

The complexities of IT, in the private and public sectors are growing exponentially. Government  IT systems come with their own special set of risks, demands, and a need for even greater security. MeriTalk hosts frequent federal government IT events that give IT experts from across a broad spectrum of government agencies a chance to learn more about the latest developments, explore best practices, and of course network with other IT professional

These government IT events focus on topics that are important for keeping your data safe and helping agencies use technology in the most effective way. As the number of connected devices outnumbers workers, cyber-threats become ever more sophisticated and Big Data only continues to get bigger, these federal technology events provide information to connect and collaborate with government IT professionals from other agencies and areas of specialty.