Mark Forman is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of professional work experience, including a Presidential appointment to be the first U.S. Administrator for E-Government and Information Technology, the Federal Government’s Chief Information Officer. Mark has a long record of accomplishments in government management reforms, spanning a variety of government and industry positions. In his current role, Mark is leveraging deep domain industry expertise across the entire SAIC portfolio to provide solutions important to Public Sector clients. He has global responsibility for leading all SAIC activities and growing revenues and profitability within the Public Sector vertical. This includes providing direct leadership for the Client Executive teams supporting Public Sector clients and developing strong working relationships within Unisys to expand existing solutions and develop new offerings. Prior to joining Unisys, Mark was Vice President for IT Services and Cloud Solutions, assisting government agencies in transitioning to the cloud by providing advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the federal government. This work includes creating and managing a high quality team of consultants that developed IT Modernization Roadmaps and a modern IT governance framework, and engineers who architected and deployed FEMA’s first hybrid cloud. Mark is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and CIO Sage.View the profile
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The pandemic has rapidly brought government agencies into the Digital World. This presentation provides survey data on how government has changed the way it does its work, its challenges, and long-term adjustments such as the movement out of buildings for day-to-day work. The presentation concludes with how IoT can and is being applied to address the current challenges that agencies are facing, such as safe workplaces and distribution of vaccines.
00:02 SAIC COVID-19 Federal Government survey of 300 decision-makers
04:25 The government approach: respond, recover, restructure
10:09 Foundational solutions components
13:17 R3 resilient workplace solution
19:13 R3 logistics supply chain ILT
Again, all right Google come everybody. Let me jump right in and start off with three key numbers a we surveyed at the end of the summer senior government officials decision-makers c-level Executives. And that really struck home with me 5.1 4.4.4. These are the amount of days in an average week. The federal employees were doing their job teleworking in and I'm most impressed by Natchez the commitment and that the rapid shift that was made but the public health professionals shifting and working more than 5 days a week and doing that teleworking. Are we hired
markets Market connections to do this the survey so did it was an independent survey and we broke-up federal agencies into these 3 grouping. So the public health agencies would be helping Human Services Veterans Affairs economic agencies would be that the agencies involved in distributing the small business administration. For example, the treasury Department in operations were the general government agencies of the federal government. End. Not only did the survey show that
there was a dramatic shift from tell her where I used to be kind of considered a luxury but it went from 2 days or less on average to as I said more than 5 days for the Public Health Community and then we asked about after that pandemic how would people do their work and it's three to four days in every one of these categories. So there's clearly a shift from teleworking to what I think you'd Now call remote work is the way most government employees to do their work and they'll come into the office buildings when they need to collaborate or in some cases.
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