2012 could be known as the year of big data, open data, cloud computing, cybersecurity or mobility. And those terms have only been around a few years. Talk about a changing workforce.
So how do federal executives manage through all the change? How do you chart a course for the future?
Ted Davies is the President of Unisys and the co-chair for the Executive Leadership Conference. Each year the conference brings together top public sector feds and industry to help craft solutions.
Davies gave Chris Dorobek a preview of the conference on the DorobekINSIDER.
- Navigating the Changing Currents of Mobility – This track will examine the Digital Government Strategy and provide best practices for harnessing the power of government data to spur innovation, establish shared solutions, and deliver better government services at a lower cost.
- Powering the Knowledge Workforce – Track sessions will address the role that agency executives play in empowering staff at all levels to leverage technology to achieve mission results, while encouraging innovation and new thinking as government prepares for the future.
- Big Data, Bold Horizons – This track will examine current big data efforts in select industries and across the federal government, and provide best practices on how agencies can overcome the technical and policy issues affecting the storage, management, and analysis of information available to government organizations.
- A New Technology Compass: Better, Faster and Cheaper – Sessions will take a unique look at the opportunities and challenges associated with making government IT solutions better, faster, and cheaper by delving deeper into the nature of innovation, the future of acquisition, and changing workforce models.
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"If you have good content, engaging dialogue and you have people come away with real practical and tangible knowledge than you can attract conference participants," said Davies, "people can walk away with insights on how they can do their jobs differently. It's not just a theoretical discussion."