IT takes the floor at FOSE

IT takes the floor at FOSE


'Viruses are not just a technological problem, they are also a social problem ... That's why the 'ILOVEYOU' virus spread so fast. There's an entire social structure around it.'

'David Perry, director of global education for Trend Micro Inc., who also noted that the concept of a computer virus was first described in the 1975 science fiction novel, The Shockwave Rider, by John Brunner.

'I am to high tech what Danny DeVito is to the NBA.'

'INS CIO George Bohlinger

'It's hard to find someone who doesn't want to take credit for success.'

'Bill Diamond, CRM evangelist for PeopleSoft Inc.

Panel discussions at FOSE

Panel discussions at FOSE covered topics from security to customer relationship management. Right: the Government Keynote Panel'with speakers from the CIO, CFO, Procurement Executives and Human Resources Management councils'kicks off one of the sessions.

Azimuth awards

This year's Azimuth awards for outstanding service to federal IT went to Treasury CIO James Flyzik, at top left, flanked by OMB's Mark Forman and FOSE general manager Bill Howell, and IBM Corp. executive Anne K. Altman, top right.

Best New Technology

From left: Thomas R. Temin, Post Newsweek Tech Media vice president for editorial, and GCN Lab director John Breeden II present a Best New Technology at FOSE award to Jan O'Hara and Melissa Payton of Panasonic Personal Computer Solutions for the company's Mobile Data Wireless Display.

OMB's Mark Forman, left, presents one of the CIO Council's Showcase of Excellence awards to Navy deputy CIO David Wennergren.Showcase of Excellence

Chizen and CoffmanAmong the keynote speakers during FOSE's three days of events were Adobe Systems Inc. CEO Bruce Chizen, far left, and Lockheed Martin Corp. chairman and CEO Vance Coffman.

Direct Connect Dave, a robot at the Nextel Communications Inc. booth, greeted visitors with unsolicited comments.Direct Connect Dave

One-Stop project

Agency decision-makers exchanged observations and experiences about systems policies, status of their major IT projects and their expectations for the future of federal IT. Above, left to right, NASA's David B. Nelson, OMB's Jonathan Womer, and Interior's Scott J. Cameron and John Mahoney talk about plans for the Interior Department's Recreation One-Stop project.

FOSE floor

Attendees flocked to presentations on the FOSE floor, such as this one at the Intel Corp. booth.

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