John Gilligan, Gilligan Group

John Gilligan
President, Gilligan Group|
Former Air Force and Energy Department CIO

1. Cybersecurity — increased focus on processes and automated tools to secure systems, especially enterprisewide user authentication and consistent access-control structures and consistent system configurations with automated enforcement.

2. Social networking — leveraging Web 2.0 technologies to increase collaboration, transparency and information sharing.

3. Operationalize the use of service-oriented architectures to rapidly field services to change business/mission processes and reduce cost of operation.

4. Early experimentation into systems virtualization for data center consolidation, cloud computing.

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