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How the IRS Unlocked Data from Legacy Applications

Hosted by Digital Government Institute (DGI), you will hear from former CIO/CTO of the IRS, Terry Miholland, and Software AG Government Solutions' Darryn Graham in this on-demand webinar. The ongoing pandemic has highlighted the criticality of many Federal and State agencies' ability to quickly and accurately share data outside of their organization. However, many agencies struggle to even share their data amongst the applications within their own portfolio. In this webinar, we will explore how the IRS was able to liberate vast amounts of data "locked up" in legacy applications - freeing it for use all across the agency and beyond.
Recorded Jul 6 2020 37 mins
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