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Shared Services and IT Modernization with US Department of Labor

“Re-posted from GBEForum.com”

Join the Government Business Executive Forum (GBEF) and the US Department of Labor for this year’s 2nd Focus Forum to be held April 30, 2019 at the City Club in Washington DC. The US Department of Labor’s Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, Honorable Bryan Slater and Chief Information Officer Gundeep Ahluwalia will deliver remarks with a focus on shared services initiatives and IT modernization followed by a premier networking reception.

As government agencies continue to work towards modernizing information technology (IT) they are realizing new supporting legislation, technologies and funding opportunities to move toward the future of government IT which, in many cases, includes efforts to share services across agencies.

The Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws. These mandates and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities for about 10 million employers and 125 million workers.

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM) provides the infrastructure and support that enables the Department of Labor to perform its mission. OASAM provides leadership and support for departmental business operations and procurement; information technology; human resources and civil rights; security and emergency management; and strategic planning.

About G. Bryan Slater
Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, US Dept. of Labor

Bryan Slater was appointed by President Trump to serve as the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management in October 2017. He directs all Department processes governing the mission portfolio of the Department to include its IT infrastructure.

Prior to his role as the Assistant Secretary, Mr. Slater was appointed by Secretary Elaine Chao and approved by President Trump to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). At DOT, Mr. Slater managed all facilities operations, acquisition, human resources, security, Working Capital Fund and operations activities at the Department. In his role, he was also instrumental in driving the development of key priority government reform goals, including launching the Department’s enterprise/shared services program.

About Gundeep Ahluwalia
Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Labor

As a tech leader focused on IT innovation, Mr. Gundeep Ahluwalia leads the growth and transformation of the Department of Labor’s Information Technology (IT). Since assuming the CIO post in October 2016, Mr. Ahluwalia has provided strategic leadership for the Department’s IT planning, initiatives, staffing and services—ultimately advancing the mission critical work that the Department delivers to support American citizens. Mr. Ahluwalia engages and collaborates with senior DOL leadership, DOL agencies leaders, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and other key stakeholders to formulate IT strategies, governance policy, budget, and IT investment processes. Under his leadership, he directs IT Modernization projects, ensures information.

Helpful Links:

Doing business with the US Department of Labor
https://www.dol.gov/general/business

DOL Grants Page
https://www.dol.gov/general/grants/howto

FY 2020 Budget – US Dept. of Labor
https://www.dol.gov/general/budget

Contact Info for OASAM
https://www.dol.gov/oasam/oasam-contacts.htm

About Government Business Executive Forum

The Government Business Executive Forum (GBEF) is a premier network of top government and technology professionals in business and government. Anchored in the United States, global in its reach, the GBEF builds an integrated program designed to bring influencers of government and technology together at its flagship event, held in partnership with CES- CES Government.

This event is available to Executive Committee Members by invitation only. For more information on joining the GBEF.