The subject was outsourcing

The subject was outsourcing

You can't swing a severed mouse cord these days without hitting someone who's at least thinking about outsourcing. Or so it seems in federal IT circles.

Many feds who decide on contracting out products and services got together earlier this month to share ideas and experiences at the Outsourcing and Managed Desktop Services
in Government conference in Washington, sponsored by Market Access International of Arlington, Va. Clockwise, from bottom left:

Christopher Wren, chief technology officer for Federal Technology Service's Office of IT Integration, outlines his ideas on desktop management.

During a break, Tom Crowder, left, Seat Management program director for FTS, chats with Kevin Spielman of Harris Technical Services Corp. of Alexandria, Va.

On the exhibit floor, Stephen Tate, left, a contractor with OAO Corp. of Greenbelt, Md., on the Outsourcing Desktop Initiative for NASA, greets ODIN's Darryl Smith and Sharon Beckwith.

Karen Smith, right, a contracting officer for ODIN, speaks at a panel discussion.

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