IT Perspective

April 15, 2019
Aiding Modernization is Key to Future IT Sales premium
Congress and the Trump administration may not agree on much, but everyone wants to keep pressing federal agencies to strive for modernization with their information technology systems. In hearings just this month, for example, members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee bore in on VA’s struggle to replace its electronic health record system and to […]
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April 1, 2019
The True Meaning of Solutions Aggregation premium
For nearly 30 years, DLT has grown to be one of the nation’s top providers of industry-leading IT solutions for the public sector. The strategic decision to focus solely on the public sector market has cultivated trust and assurance with our technology vendors that DLT is their go-to expert. With the evolution of technology and […]
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February 7, 2019
What Technology Skills Were Popular in 2018 and Today? premium
There is always something new to learn in the world of information technology, and organizations must act fast to keep pace with the fast pace of change. But where should your agency spend its training dollars to upskill its talent to match your evolving technology strategy? DLT’s technology partner, Pluralsight, has the answer. Pluralsight is […]
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January 30, 2019
Making the Switch from DevOps to DevSecOps premium
DevOps became part of the fashionable lexicon for software development a few years ago. The government, at least here and there, has adopted the concept enthusiastically. More recently and with growing urgency, the syllable “Sec” – for security – has joined the DevOps concept. Many federal IT shops call it DevSecOps. But what exactly is […]
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January 11, 2019
How the Government Shutdown is Being Felt Beyond the Beltway premium
The ongoing 2018-2019 government shutdown which directly impacts 800,000 federal workers is on its way towards being the longest in history with President Trump saying it could continue for months or years. The longer the shutdown lasts the wider the impacts to government systems, programs, citizens and businesses. Here are some expected and unexpected fallouts […]
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October 31, 2018
DLT Chief Technology Officer Discusses Company’s Evolution to a Solutions Aggregator premium
Last month, we sat down with DLT Chief Technology Officer David Blankenhorn to get his insight on DLT’s evolution to a government solutions aggregator. Tell me a little bit about DLT’s movement to an aggregator model. Why is that important? Well to start, I look at it more along the lines of a natural evolution. […]
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During FFYE, Good Requirements Help Both Government and Industry premium
The old business adage runs, “Nothing happens until somebody sells something.” To which you might add this corollary: nothing good happens in the absence of strong requirements. It’s generally incumbent on the government to write requirements on which contractors bid. The reality is far more complicated. Fairly simple requirements for standard, commercial products give way […]
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September 6, 2018
Make Smart FFYE Buying Decisions with DLT’s Growing Vendor Partner Portfolio premium
With federal fiscal year-end (FFYE) right around the corner, at DLT we’re committed to making the job of the procurement officer as easy as possible as they scramble to make smart and responsible purchasing decisions with remaining taxpayer dollars. Part of this process is raising awareness of what’s new in our extensive portfolio of IT […]
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August 31, 2018
Tom Temin Looks Ahead: Time to Sharpen Your Federal Sales Plans for 2020 premium
One thing we know about fiscal 2019: There will be plenty of money to go around. The hyper-partisanship that characterizes the government’s political class means that for the second year in a row, there’s more money for guns and butter. The next month will show whether the contractor community is facing a delay or even […]
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5 Ways Technology Providers Can Manage Stress this Federal Fiscal Year-End premium
If you’re a technology solutions provider, we hope you had a great summer and managed to squeeze in some time off, because the busy season is here, and September has already been a frenzy. Work is already a top source of stress for many Americans, but right now government procurement teams face enormous pressure as […]
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