Tech Transforms

More than meets the eye


Critical government decisions affect the intersection of technology advancement and human needs. Hear how prominent influencers are leveraging technology to solve complex challenges while also meeting the needs of today's modern world.

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Join agency experts and practitioners to discuss the latest innovations, technology, and software streamlining the way government gets things done, including:

  • Updates

Updates to important initiatives like Jedi, FedRAMP, and more

  • World

Innovatons improving the lives of warfighters and citizens

  • Insights

Views and insights on how tech can solve complex challenges

The latest episodes


Episode 1

Knowing the Unknown, With Andrey Zhuk

When you have billions of data dependencies and one goes amiss, how do you find the issue?

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Episode 2

The Marvel of Risk, With General Stan McChrystal

Risk taking is unavoidable when it comes to modernization. Best selling author and retired four-star U.S. general Stan McChrystal outlines 10 control factors to help citizens and agencies alike take smarter risks.

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Episode 3

Beans, Band-Aids, and Bullets: How Your Data Can Work for You

Listen in as Carolyn and Willie find out the true power of data. Sean Applegate, CTO of SwishData, explains how data can be utilized across an entire mission to empower the warfighter.

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Episode 4

Best Practices, Better Experiences, With Jonathan Alboum

What matters most when it comes to providing the better experiences for our citizens? Listen as Jonathan Alboum of ServiceNow outlines the importance of preventing information from getting lost in the sea of data.

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Episode 5

DevOps: Pushed by Circumstance or Pulled by a Dream, with Tracy Bannon

Tracy Bannon Senior Principal / Software Architect & DevOps Strategic Advisor at MITRE and ambassador for the DevOps Institute talks through the original DevOps timeline. Join as Carolyn and guest host Steve Mazzuca find out what happens when Dev fraternizes with Ops.

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Meet the hosts


Carolyn Ford

Carolyn Ford


Carolyn Ford is passionate about connecting with people to hear how the power of technology is impacting their lives and how they are using technology to shape our world. She has worked in high tech and cybersecurity for Government for over 15 years. Prior to co-hosting Tech Transforms Carolyn launched and hosted the award winning To The Point Cybersecurity podcast.

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Mark Senell

Mark Senell


Mark is Vice President of Federal at Dynatrace, where he runs the Federal business and has built out the growth and expansion of the Federal sales team providing unparalleled observability, automation, and intelligence all in one platform. Prior to joining Dynatrace, Mark held senior executive sales positions at IBM, Forcepoint, and Raytheon. Mark has spent the last twenty years supporting the Federal mission across customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Civilian Federal agencies. In his spare time, Mark is an avid golfer and college basketball enthusiast. Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia.

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