FedTech explores technology issues and successes that federal IT leaders and managers face when they’re evaluating and implementing a solution. FedTech is published by CDW which is headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill.

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About the Team

Ryan Petersen
Editor in Chief | Email
About: Ryan has been a magazine and newspaper editor for 18 years, with the last 12 covering a variety of bases for CDW’s family of tech magazines. As Editor in Chief, he works on developing editorial strategy and is always on the lookout for new writing talent and sharing great stories with the IT world. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, biking and obsessively following Iowa Hawkeye sports and Cubs baseball.
Vanessa Roberts
Editorial Director | Email
About: Vanessa has worked on the magazine since April 2005. Previously, she spent 18 years at Government Computer News, as managing editor, news editor and writer. In her former spare time, before her family-of-four years, she liked to read a book in one or two sittings and dive wrecks along the Carolina shores and reefs around any Caribbean island.
Tara E. Buck
Executive Editor | Email
About: Tara has worked as a newspaper reporter and editor for more than 13 years. Most recently, she was the special publications editor at The Daily Record in Baltimore, which published a variety of legal- and business-focused supplements in addition to higher education and consumer guides. In her downtime, Tara enjoys cooking and traveling with her husband.
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Elizabeth Neus
Managing Editor | Email
About: Elizabeth Neus is the managing editor of FedTech. Before joining FedTech, Elizabeth was a reporter for Gannett, covering health care policy and medicine. As a Gannett editor, she worked on publications and magazines focusing on everything from defense to agriculture to travel to shopping. The Washington Nationals are her team; 80s Brit pop is her sound.
Brad Sowell
Senior Editor | Email
About: Brad is a senior editor for FedTech magazine and works closely with media relations and other professionals to develop articles for the magazine. Brad was most recently a public relations specialist at S&S Public Relations. Before that, he handled public affairs for the U.S. Department of Energy. When not following the Cubs and Hawkeyes religiously, Brad is an avid distance runner and has been competing in races across the Midwest for more than 15 years.
Phil Goldstein
Web Editor | Email
About: Phil Goldstein is a web editor for FedTech magazine. Besides for keeping up with the latest in technology trends, he is also an avid lover of the New York Yankees, poetry, photography, traveling and escaping humidity.
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Editorial Calendar

Read the editorial calendar for the quarterly print magazine.

Q1-19

Themes
Collaboration
Managing Risk
Modernization
Trending
Boosting Network Capabilities in Preparation for IoT
Keeping Track of Apps in a Modernizing Network
SaaS as a Way to Modernize Legacy Technology
2019 Technology Trends to Watch: What Feds Need to Know
Tech to Watch
Windows 7 Migration
Edge Processing
Events
Annual federal budget release (February)
IBM Think Gov 2019 (March)
Possible GSA/OPM merger (March)

Q2-19

Themes
Changing the Way Users Work
Digital Workplace
Services
Modernization
Trending
Agencies Face a 2020 Deadline on Cloud-Based Email
Reskilling Existing Workers for New Cyberjobs
Protecting and Utilizing High Value Data in the Cloud
Tech to Watch
Software-defined Networking
Cloud Access Security Brokers
Events
GITEC Emerging Technology Conference (April)

Q3-19

Themes
Managing Risk
Collaboration
Digital Workforce
Data Center
Trending
Increased Use of Shared Services
Improving Mobile Security as Remote Work Increases
Moving Big Data inside the Cloud
Tech to Watch
Blockchain’s Evolution in the Federal Government
Events
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) 2019 Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference (August)
End of FY 2019 (September)

Q4-19

Themes
Modernization
Digital Workplace
Security
Collaboration
Trending
The Final Days of Windows 7
2020 Election Security
2020 Technology Trends Outlook: How Should Feds Prepare?
Tech to Watch
Upgraded Identity Management Systems
Windows 10
Events
National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October)
Imagine Nation ELC 2019 (October)
30 Must-Read Federal IT Blogs (November)
Apr 25 2014