The Accenture Federal Technology Vision highlights four technology trends that will have significant impact on how government operates in the near future. Today we look at Trend #2, Programmable World: Our Planet, Personalized. What is a “programmable world?” Consider what’s going on at Tyndall Air Force Base, near Panama City, Fla. In line with the base’s ambition to […]

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cybersecurity

By: Terry Halvorsen, general manager, U.S. Federal Market, IBM The pandemic accelerated digital transformation, amplifying both opportunities and risks. Remote workers, new devices, partners, and integrations open organizations in ways that can radically increase their threat surface, making it less of a question of if a cyber attack will happen, but rather when. Therefore, the […]

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CX Customer experience -min

By: Santiago Milian, Principal, Booz Allen; and Jenna Petersen, senior lead technologist, Booz Allen From housing assistance to community health to closing the digital divide, equity is on the agenda of multiple Federal agencies. But making Federal services more equitable demands a close look at how constituents experience them. Do services address the full breadth […]

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AI

By: John Dvorak, Chief Architect, North America Public Sector, Red Hat If you’re like many decision-makers in Federal agencies, you’ve begun to explore edge computing use cases. There are many reasons to push compute capability closer to the source of data and closer to end users. At the same time, you may be exploring or […]

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digital transformation

The Accenture Federal Technology Vision 2022 analyzes four emerging technology trends that will have significant impact on how government operates in the near future. Today we look at Trend #1, WebMe: Putting the Me in Metaverse. In the wake of the pandemic, people’s digital and “real world” lives are melding. Accenture research found that 70% of consumers globally […]

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modernization

By Chris Copeland, Chief Technology Officer, Accenture Federal Services; and Kyle Michl, Chief Innovation Officer, Accenture Federal Services Both the public and private sector embraced technology to an unprecedented level in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This created a period of “compressed transformation” that disrupted the technology landscape dramatically. For example, the wholesale adoption […]

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By Michael Zurat, Senior Solutions Architect, GDIT 5G, Artificial Intelligence and Edge Computing have been areas of focus in the IT space for some time. What’s been given less attention, until recently, is how these three powerful technologies interact with one another and how, as one example, 5G is precisely what enables AI capabilities at the […]

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