Oct 13 2020

Safe at Home: How 3 Federal Agencies Made the Pivot to Remote Work


    Dorothy Aronson, CIO, National Science Foundation

    David Bottom, CIO, Securities and Exchange Commission

    Jack Gumtow, CIO, Defense Intelligence Agency


Video Highlights

  • Even agencies whose employees used telework on a regular basis found themselves challenged by the rapid scaling-up needed for mass remote work.
  • VPNs were essential to maintain cybersecurity; team collaboration tools and extra bandwidth became critical needs as well.
  • Despite the chaos of the first few weeks, agencies soon found that telework was easier to maintain than expected.