Simon Szykman

State of the federal cyber workforce; Leveraging disaggregated data; IT Modernization caucus on Capitol Hill


Former Dept. of Commerce CIO Simon Szykman; Former DHS Executive Director Donna Roy; MITRE’s Dave Powner.

IT and financial managers collaboration; GSA taking steps to ensure supply chain security


On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, former Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Julie Dunne and former Dept. of Commerce CIO Simon Szykman.

IT Modernization at the VA; Latest round of Stars III awards; CIOs bringing CX front and center


On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, a highlight from VA CIO Kurt DelBene’s testimony at a recent IT modernization hearing on Capitol Hill, former Commissioner at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service Alan Thomas explains his takeaways from the latest Stars III awards and Maximus’ Simon Szykman on IT’s role in implementing the CX EO.

A tech-driven Cold War and permanent telework means what for IT?


On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, DISA has a new chief of staff, the Biden Administration’s choice to take the Pentagon’s top acquisition job is an experienced hand, and the new telework policy at the Agriculture Department will let eligible employees work out of the office up to eight days every pay period.

The pandemic isn’t the only thing pushing CIOs to modernize IT


Many needs predate the global crisis, according to the Professional Services Council, and will need attention moving forward.