Modern Tools for New Workloads: Optimizing Lifecycle Management

Today’s Innovation in Government Report highlights the government’s IT modernization challenges. Steve Harris, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Dell EMC Federal, says agencies can use lifecycle management as a way to increase the efficiency of existing systems, upgrade faster, and enable greater agility.

Government doesn't necessarily want to own all of the steps in client life cycle management. They don't necessarily need to put the image on the system. They can downsize the number of IT tools that they actually have, as long as they're applying them correctly. Let's say it takes 30 or 45 days from the time that you actually receive a device, or worse, maybe 90 days or more. In some cases you can work with your supplier to consolidate the steps in the client life cycle management, and let's say the deployment process, and actually get devices out more rapidly.

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