Upcoming Events


With the Modernizing Government Technology Act now signed into law, Federal CIOs and IT managers should finally have the momentum – and means – to break free of aging agency infrastructures.  Feds see opportunities to accelerate progress by improving the ability to share data between new and legacy systems.  […]


As Federal agencies move toward hybrid cloud environments, the need for IT managers to bridge the gap between today’s current infrastructures and tomorrow’s cloud future is vital. While modernization is on the forefront of many Federal IT conversations, various hold-ups including fear of change and loss of control have impeded progress. […]

CCX Brainstorm 2018

Cloud computing is the engine accelerating modernization across government. Agencies want to put AI, IoT, and advanced analytics to work – and cloud is the quickest way to turn on these new services. And, with MGT now law, Federal agencies get to reprogram one-year savings to fund three-year IT transformations. That’s a game changer – it provides new incentives for agencies to accelerate change. […]

MGT Mojo

Join MeriTalk for a quarterly meet-and-greet reception series on the MGT progress and direction forward. We’ll put MGT in the cocktail shaker and provide a platform for candid dialogue and relationship building. […]


Today, the traditional perimeter no longer exists – there is no “inside” or “outside” when it comes to detecting, defending, and deterring cyber attacks. Join us on June 14 at the Marriott Marquis in D.C. as we drill down on the strategies and solutions needed to support an agile, flexible, scalable – and secure – digital government […]


Join Congressman Gerry Connolly and MeriTalk for a complimentary award ceremony on July 17 at 5 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. […]

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. […]

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.