Today’s guest is Rick Pina, Chief Technology advisor, World Wide Technology. He has twenty five years’ experience working in technology in the Department of Defense. Today, he works at World Wide Technology (WWT). This is a company based in St. Louis who has recently opened a technology center in downtown Washington DC.
In the beginning of the interview, Rick recounts how when he was attempting to evaluate products he had an elaborate way to assemble and set up test beds for complex systems. It was expensive, difficult, and time consuming. The WWT offers a single location where systems can be compared in an environment what allows for “What if” scenarios to be played out. An enterprise architect, or person involved with information assurance, can see what happens what systems are integrated in a dynamic manner.[Read more…] about Applying Commercial Tech Innovation to Federal IT