Federal CIO Council IT Symposium (2015)

The Federal Chief Information Officers Council held an IT Symposium at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on June 15-16, 2015. As underscored by the recent enactment of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), acquisition plays a significant and important role in IT excellence, and an entire track was dedicated to this subject matter. IT and acquisition professionals participated in sessions around topics such as agile acquisition, integrated teaming, and the category management approach in procurement.

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This is the tenth video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It addresses strategies on bolstering the role of Program Managers involved in IT acquisitions, and how these roles relate to a Contracting Officer's responsibilities.

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This is the ninth video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It features a panel discussion on an Agile IT pilot being conducted by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

This is the eighth video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It takes a look into the Agile contracting process utilized in building out the White House's website.

This is the seventh video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It provides information regarding COTS software licensing and end-user license agreement best practices.

This is the fifth video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It gives an overview of basic Agile acquisition, an iterative and flexible approach to the acquisition process.

This is the fourth video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It examines integrated teaming, a management approach that uses highly collaborative multi-functional teams to optimize IT procurements and deployments.

This is the third video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It discusses the Acquisition Gateway and how it can support acquisition professionals in Category Management, an approach for the Federal Government to buy more like a single enterprise as opposed to separate entities.

This is the second video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It takes a look at FedRAMP, the first government wide security authorization program for FISMA.

This is the first video in the CIO Council IT Symposium series. It provides an overview of the HHS Buyers Club, an example of a recent IT acquisition that utilized an Agile approach, and the Agile process in general from the perspective of strong teamwork and collaboration.