Azure Gov Virtual Meetup: Strategies to stand up a modern gov software factory + cloud PMO
Published Aug 26 2020 12:00 PM 1,360 Views

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Today’s government organizations face ever-increasing and evolving mission demands, requiring greater speed and agility to modernize IT. Some agencies have discovered a path to success by establishing software factories and cloud PMOs to accelerate development and delivery of better mission apps.

To learn more about this new approach, we invite you to RSVP and join us for this virtual Azure Government meetup, “Strategies to stand up a modern gov software factory + cloud PMO, via Teams Live Event. You can register for free here

During this meetup, which is free and open to the public, you’ll hear from government and industry experts who will share best practices, insights and demos covering:

• Strategies and approaches to get your software factory up and running
• How to take a factory approach to developing and modernizing applications
• Best practices for establishing and running a cloud-native PMO
•Tips for driving necessary talent development and culture change initiatives
•Demos of tools and technologies to accelerate delivery of mission apps

AGENDA (*subject to change)

6:3O PM – 6:40 PM
Welcome & announcements
•Karina Homme, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government
•Vishwas Lele, CTO, AIS, and Microsoft MVP/RD

6:40 PM – 7:00 PM
Presentation: 3 pillars that make up a successful cloud PMO
•Bob Ritchie, VP, Software Practice, SAIC

7:00 PM – 7:20 PM
Demo: Automated modern gov software factory in Azure
•Nirali Shah, Program, Manager, Microsoft Azure Government
•Michael Herndon, Chief Transformation Architect, CloudFit Software

7:20 PM – 8:00 PM
Panel: Strategies to stand up a modern gov software factory + cloud PMO
•Jyoti Anand, Lead AI/ML Architect, US Food and Drug Administration
•Irven Ingram, Cloud Architect, Spatial Data Branch, US Army Corps of Engineers
•Jason Payne, Chief Architect, US Regulated Industries, Microsoft Federal
•Karina Homme, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government (moderator)

We look forward to “seeing you” for this virtual meetup. Please help us get the word out and share this event with your colleagues and connections.

Be sure to also join the conversation using #AzureGovMeetup on social media.


*We will be adding the video of the session to this post after it has concluded

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