The Government Technology Insider Podcast

by Government Technology Insider

Welcome to the Government Technology Insider Podcast. Join us as we explore the intersection where innovation meets the mission. Our guests will explain the strategies, challenges, and successes government agencies experience as they adopt cutting-edge technologies.

In each episode, we'll bring you engaging interviews with industry leaders, and technology experts who are at the forefront of helping government IT lead ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Ep 133 - How to Simplify FOIA Requests and Navigate Legacy Challenges

    Ep 133 - How to Simplify FOIA Requests and Navigate Legacy Challenges

    The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was designed to provide citizens with transparency into government operations and play a critical role in maintaining public trust. However, government agencies face many challenges fulfilling FOIA requests, which often undermine trust in government even further. How can government agencies overcome these challenges – from cybersecurity concerns to siloed data infrastructures – to simplify the fulfillment of FOIA requests quickly and accurately? To answer that, Government Technology Insider talked with Amit Dungarani, Vice President of Growth Enablement and Amy Hilbert, Executive Vice President of Government Solutions at Casepoint to discuss how federal agencies can navigate legacy challenges using innovative technology to simplify FOIA requests.

  • Ep 132 - Navigate the Challenges of Public Health to Address the Growing Need for Modernization

    Ep 132 - Navigate the Challenges of Public Health to Address the Growing Need for Modernization

    Federal healthcare agencies have been working diligently over the last few years to modernize service delivery to improve patient outcomes and experiences. Before health agencies can modernize, they must first overcome challenges around data interoperability to improve the future of patient care. Government Technology Insider talked with Monica Rosser, Health Market Lead at Maximus, to discuss how agencies can navigate the challenges of public health to modernize successfully.

  • Ep 131 - The 2024 Federal 100 Recognizes IT Leaders in the Federal Government: Meet the Department of Labor’s Andrew Stettner

    Ep 131 - The 2024 Federal 100 Recognizes IT Leaders in the Federal Government: Meet the Department of Labor’s Andrew Stettner

    Federal government agencies, academic institutions, and industry partners have dedicated time, resources, labor and funding to keeping ahead of an increasingly complex technical landscape. The Federal 100 Awards, considered the most prestigious awards for the federal IT community, present an opportunity to recognize the leaders driving that innovation forward. For this episode of the Government Technology Insider podcast, we invite a guest host, Dale Smith, Director of UI and Workforce Programs at TCS – Tata Consultancy Services, to speak with Andrew Stettner, Director of the Office of Unemployment Insurance Modernization at the United States Department of Labor. In February, Stettner was recognized for his work at the Department of Labor with his induction into the Fed 100 Class of 2024. In today’s conversation, Smith and Stettner discuss the significance of the Fed 100, developments in the unemployment insurance (UI) space, and the work Stettner is doing to continually improve how states can deliver UI programs, support their constituents, and mitigate fraud, waste, and abuse.

  • Ep 130 - How AI Implementation Benefits Networks and Creates Unicorn

    Ep 130 - How AI Implementation Benefits Networks and Creates Unicorn

    AI implementations not only revolutionize network functionalities but also play a pivotal role in elevating employee morale and help create the elusive unicorn employee. In part three of the AI and DevNet podcast, host Lucas Hunsicker once again comes together with Ruben Dedman, Technical Consulting Manager for Cisco DevNet at TD SYNNEX, to discover real-world examples of how AI-driven automation within networks empowers teams, fostering a sense of purpose and satisfaction, especially during challenging times. The benefits this creates for partners showcase the unique ways AI contributes to the development of unicorn employees—individuals with unparalleled skills and a profound sense of purpose.

  • Ep 129 - Delivering Unique Experiences: Insights for Local Governments as They Embrace Digital Transformation

    Ep 129 - Delivering Unique Experiences: Insights for Local Governments as They Embrace Digital Transformation

    Local government agencies have worked diligently to transform and modernize how services are delivered. But delivering unique experiences that streamline and personalize interactions with agencies isn’t always as easy as it might appear. To better understand what makes local government modernization successful, Government Technology Insider sat down with Josh Fruecht, Senior Sales Leader at Granicus, who has over 17 years of experience working in, and for, public sector organizations. In the interview, Fruecht explains how agencies can integrate technology solutions in a strategic way using human-centered design to realize their vision to provide these unique experiences seamlessly to their key stakeholders.