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Meet the InnoVAtor*

Learn About VA’s Infrastructure Operation (IO)

Watch these two interviews with IO’s leadership

 

Reggie Cummings

Executive Director, Infrastructure Operations (IO)

Aired on September 16

Reggie Cummings, Executive Director, Infrastructure Operations, sits with Bill James, President of Federal Business, LLC.  Their conversation covers a wide area including Mr. Cumming’s background, the size and scope of his operation, and why he’s so excited about the future.

Kendall Krebs

Dep. Exec. Director, Infrastructure Operations (IO)

Aired September 30, 12 PM ET

This interview complements the interview with Reggie Cummings. Mr. Krebs discusses what drives the 2,200 person Infrastructure Operations (IO) as it supports the sacred mission of Veterans Affairs.

Upcoming Interviews

Mark Your Calendars

Dan McCune, Executive Director, Software Program Management (SPM). Scheduled: October 14, 12 PM ET

Wallace French, Executive Director, Financial Technology Service (FTS). Scheduled: October 28, 12 PM ET

 

Brad Houston, Executive Director, Business Integrations and Outcomes Services. Scheduled: November 11, 12 PM ET

Mark Baxter, Deputy Executive Director, Solution Delivery. Scheduled: December 16, 12 PM ET

Our Previous Interviews

To watch, click on the image or go to our Videos page

Jay Paluch, Director, Operation Triage Group, Office of Information and Technology

Jack Galvin, Executive Director, End User Services, Office of Information and Technology

Michael Parrish, Chief Acquisition Officer

Luwanda Jones, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Strategic Sourcing

* Meet The InnoVAtor is a series of interviews with executives working to usher innovative solutions into the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Watch this 4-part videos series and we guarantee you’ll learn things you never knew.

– Part 1 –

The Fundamentals of Veterans Affairs

– Part 2 –

Office of Information and Technology (OIT)

– Part 3 –

External Stakeholders Impact Decisions

– Part 4 –

IT Governance and Decision-Making

Links You Need To Click

FederalEyes

A Commentary from Federal Business LLC

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9 Tips to Crafting a Winning VA Proposal

by Mike Davies, Associate Consultant, Federal Business, LLC

Responding to a request for proposal, but unsure how to make it stand out? I have some helpful pointers before you put pen to paper. More

12 Dos and Don'ts When Interacting with the VHA's Project Team

by Mike Davies, Associate Consultant, Federal Business, LLC

After 20+ years of leading and participating in projects with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), I picked some best practices – and some not so great ones—in partnering with commercial businesses. More

Brand Or Be Branded

by Steven Vito, President, Business Of VA

Four more meaningful words in the realm of strategic communications may not ever be written. Brand Or Be Branded – these four words address several aspects of effective communication. More

APM: graduates from nice-to-have to must-have

by Bill James, President, Federal Business, LLC

Imagine if you were a passenger on an airline and the pilot announced, “I have no instruments in the cockpit, so please let me know if one of our engines stops running.” This is how many of the software applications in Veterans Affairs (VA) operated in the past. More

FederalEyes

A Commentary from Federal Business LLC

Do Not Display

9 Tips to Crafting a Winning VA Proposal

by Mike Davies, Associate Consultant, Federal Business, LLC

Responding to a request for proposal, but unsure how to make it stand out? I have some helpful pointers before you put pen to paper. More

12 Dos and Don'ts When Interacting with the VHA's Project Team

by Mike Davies, Associate Consultant, Federal Business, LLC

After 20+ years of leading and participating in projects with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), I picked some best practices – and some not so great ones—in partnering with commercial businesses. More

Brand Or Be Branded

by Steven Vito, President, Business Of VA

Four more meaningful words in the realm of strategic communications may not ever be written. Brand Or Be Branded – these four words address several aspects of effective communication. More

APM: graduates from nice-to-have to must-have

by Bill James, President, Federal Business, LLC

Imagine if you were a passenger on an airline and the pilot announced, “I have no instruments in the cockpit, so please let me know if one of our engines stops running.” This is how many of the software applications in Veterans Affairs (VA) operated in the past. More

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