DOD officials add Salt Lake air to IT conference

DOD officials add Salt Lake air to IT conference


size="2">'We think we're a digitized
organization. I think we're not; we're an analog organization. We're
thinking analog, working analog
and using digital enablers.'

size="1">'Lt. Gen. Peter M. Cuviello, Army chief
information officer, at last week's Software
Development Conference in Salt Lake City

size="2">'The private sector has
benefited tremendously from
the application of
information technology.
Now it's government's turn.'

size="1">'Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.)
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Some 1,500 software developers, program managers and acquisition officers from the Defense Department gathered last week in Salt Lake City for the 13th annual Software Technology Conference, jointly sponsored by the armed services and the Defense Information Systems Agency. Many attended the traditional opening-night gala for food, drink and networking.

At top left, Anita Bell of Hill Air Force Base, Utah, left, and George Endicott of the Space and Naval Warfare Command flank Air Force 2nd Lt. Joy Mikulcik, also from Hill, whose phone was silent during the party.

At top right, Air Force Col. Paul Coutee, left, conference manager Brent Baxter and Air Force Maj. Ernie Gonzalez enjoy a warm Utah evening.

Michael Sapenter, left, of Telos Corp. of Ashburn, Va., and Army Lt. Col. John Swart pass time in the chow line, right, second from top.

At right, third from top, Army Lt. Gen. Peter M. Cuviello shares fun with Patrick Lally, left, and Ken Daniel of Hyperion Solutions Corp. of Sunnyvale, Calif.

At right, fourth from top, Jim Denny, left, of the Social Security Administration, Manny Santos of Aerojet of Sacramento, Calif., and Mary Swinford, a civilian employee at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, share a light moment.

Bottom right, Eric Todd, left, systems engineer at Fort Lee, Va., Sandra Cole of Wyle Laboratories Inc. of El Segundo, Calif., and Eugene Doughty, computer engineer at Fort Lee, take a break from technical talk.


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