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fose-logoFOSE’s all-encompassing government technology conference will equip you with real-world tools, tactics and strategies via technology trailblazers who’ve been there, done that. From lessons learned to kudos earned, expect to gain rhetoric-free technology insights, policy updates and expert guidance you can use to optimize your IT program’s efficiency and effectiveness. If you register before April 5th, you can save $100 from your registration today.

Free keynote speakers include:

  • General Stan McChrystal: Former Commander of U.S. & International Forces in Afghanistan
  • Jan R. Frye: Dept. Asst. Secretary Office of Acquisition & Logistics Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  • Steven VanRoekel: U.S. Chief Information Officer (Invited)
  • Senator Tom Carper: Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman
  • Joe Theismann: Former Washington Redskins Quarterback

The FOSE conference has five tracks:

Cloud & Virtualization

Get up to speed on information technology trends and insights into best practices. Learn to plan, implement and reap the benefits of cloud computing from choosing the right service providers and addressing architecture issues to updating workforce skills and understanding budget implications.

Cybersecurity

Examine the technology, policy and standards needed to manage risk yet optimize efficiency while delving into the challenges of moving from rote, tiresome paperwork to true prioritized compliance, and highlight the importance of policy to prevent incidents.

Mobile Government

Discuss how the public sector can take advantage of mobile technology to develop compelling mobile solutions and improve both citizen and enterprise services. Obtain the latest information about implementation mobile program implementation by agencies and valuable ideas for achieving the objectives of the Digital Government Strategy.

Big Data and Business Intelligence

Learn how to extract meaning from your bits and bytes to reach business objectives through case studies from federal agencies finding useful intelligence from data, examine the toolkits being used, and highlight the management and policy challenges that come up in the process.

Project Management

Produced By: the Project Management Institute: Government executives are relying more and more on project managers to eliminate inefficiencies and standardize inter-agency operations using the latest technologies. At FOSE, we recognize the impact of agile PM and have partnered with PMI to develop three full days of comprehensive PM education you can implement immediately in your program

Register for FOSE 2013 here.

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Bob Gourley, former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), is Founder and CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm providing fact based technology reviews in support of venture capital, private equity and emerging technology firms. He has extensive industry experience in intelligence and security and was awarded an intelligence community meritorious achievement award by AFCEA in 2008, and has also been recognized as an Infoworld Top 25 CTO and as one of the most fascinating communicators in Government IT by GovFresh.