Process Management & Improvement

Federal IT: Key Issues and Challenges (Peak Performance)

Course Overview
The Federal government, often been criticized for lagging behind technology change and missing out on the many benefits these advances bring to the table. We are however experiencing quite a turnabout at the Federal level, as the Office of E-Government and Information Technology and the Federal CIO, now offer the leadership that enables government agencies to realize the real benefits of today’s emerging technologies. This technology transformation, in fact, is ongoing and not without its challenges. In this report, expert, Summeet Shrivastava, President of Array Information Technology, discusses some of the hurdles that government technology leaders are dealing with today. In addition, he offers advice and best practices for success when it comes to technology and lean IT budgets.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand the challenges faced by Federal IT leaders
  • Recognize the important role of technology innovation in government IT
  • Discuss the key priorities for government IT leaders today

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Photo of Sumeet Shrivastava

Sumeet joined ARRAY as President in December of 2008. In this capacity, Sumeet is responsible for providing corporate leadership to ensure customer and employee satisfaction; develop strategic plans which advance the Company’s Mission and objectives; and promote revenue, profitability and growth.

Prior to joining ARRAY, Sumeet spent 8 years in progressive management capacities at Keane, Inc., a $1 billion IT services firm that employs 14,000 worldwide. His most recent role at Keane was as Senior Vice President, Public Sector Solutions.

Prior to his time at Keane, Mr. Shrivastava served as the EVP and COO of ANSTEC, a successful Federal and State Government contractor. Sumeet helped ANSTEC grow its revenue to over $65M and successfully graduate from the 8(a) set-aside program for Federal contractors. He later worked on behalf of shareholders and employees leading the effort for ANSTEC’s acquisition by Keane in December 1999.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1853

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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