In-Person Event

Federal Industry Leaders Forum

Making IT Happen

March 21, 2023


On March 21, Bloomberg Government hosted the Making IT Happen lunch event, as part of the ongoing Federal Industry Leaders Forum series discussing the latest developments and trends within the federal government.

This live, in-person event explored the intersection of policy and procurement in the public sector as federal industry continues to undergo rapid technological advancement.

In honor of Women’s History Month, outstanding women in their fields spoke on how they are leading the charge for more initiative, innovation, and inclusion in government IT modernization.

The event featured:

  • A discussion of the Impact of Policy and Procurement
  • A roundtable on IT Modernization in FEMA, DISA, and the State Department
  • Highlights from the prerecorded conversation with Laura Stanton, GSA—found in full below

A Conversation with Laura Stanton (prerecorded)

In this conversation, Josh Axelrod and Laura Stanton discuss the role of the General Services Administration in facilitating IT procurement for government agencies over the last decade and explore key future trends in the acquisition community like cloud adoption, as-a-service evolution, cybersecurity, and modernization.