Key Drivers to Maximize Your IT Modernization

Listen to how the COVID-19 pandemic redefined IT Modernization Priorities

In this episode of the “IT Modernization: State of the Union” podcast, Anil Krishnananda of Guidehouse and Mark Kneidinger, a 40+ year veteran in IT and Cyber whose career spans CIO roles with the Department of State, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Energy as well as various private sector executive leadership positions, discuss key learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic that inform resilient, agile and scalable IT modernization priorities going forward. Listen as Mark shares his perspective on:

  • Main drivers and characteristics of IT Modernization in the decade leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Impact of the pandemic on IT Modernization and infrastructure vulnerabilities, including infrastructure expansion and consolidation demands that drove a diverse set of application adoption
  • How CIOs of federal agencies need to focus their attention on the increased use of cloud capabilities and migration to the cloud without total disruption to current budgets
  • The evolving role of the CIO in supporting complexities




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Guidehouse presents “IT Modernization,” a series of podcasts based on discussions with IT experts and visionaries from federal government agencies and the private sector who share behind the scenes insights into the innovative world of IT Modernization. 


Anil Krishnananda, Director

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