In 2021, the federal government spent 1.94 trillion dollars on technology products, services, and staff. Because of that, everyone wants to know what will pique the interest of federal information technology professionals.
I have been recording weekly interviews for Federal TechTalk since 2006. After 719 interviews, I have a pretty good idea who comprises my audience. Two thirds of my listeners are federal; much interest in cyber, the cloud, and 5G.
When you record an interview on Federal TechTalk, it can have lasting impact. Here’s proof: number five most popular podcast for 2021 was recorded in 2020!
Topic: Cloud Company: AvePoint
During this interview, Peluso talks about experiences his company has had with several agencies when they wanted to make a transition to the Microsoft cloud. The interview started with the necessity to keep accurate records.
Topic: Artificial Intelligence Company: Excella
Claire Walsh began the discussion with XAI. While “AI” stands for artificial intelligence and UX is user interface, the “X” in this abbreviation stands for “eXplainable,” in other words, “explainable artificial intelligence.”
Topic: Cloud Company: Google
A U.S. Navy ship has many maintenance needs that the typical listener may not be aware of. For example, there are areas outside the ship that must be inspected – with a drone. Todd expands on this fascinating topic.
Topic: Cybersecurity Company: Science Logic
(recorded in June of 2020)
Shannon Hulbert manages several federal contracts that stretch over geographically distinct areas. She sees the current health crisis as the perfect storm for displaying the ability to serve federal requirements by assessing and mitigating risks.
Topic: Quantum Company: IonQ
Some of the terminology in this interview seems like science fiction, but the fact of the matter is that companies like IonQ have produced breakthroughs in the esoteric world of atom manipulation.