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Kevin Shaker

Kevin Shaker is a market intelligence analyst with immixGroup (an Arrow company), which helps technology companies do business with the government. He can be reached at or on LinkedIn at

How to leverage the government's focus on transformation

Vendors with truly transformational technologies may soon find more receptive ears in the public sector, as senior IT executives wrestle with topics from acquisition reform to creating an environment that will attract the workforce of tomorrow into today’s government.

How soon will AI be more than the next big thing?

AI is gaining momentum in the government market as IT shops look to it as a critical tool in facing cybersecurity threats.


Is State about to become the next big cloud service provider?

The State Department wants to invest in boosting its Foreign Affairs Network to become a cloud service provider to U.S. government customers around the globe.

Internet of Things requires agency-tech industry collaboration

As the internet of things gains ground in the federal market, the government will need vendors to make sure security is built in from the start.


New data center policy could be industry boon

OMB's new Data Center Optimization Initiative should drive more opportunities for energy monitoring, data integration, middleware and virtualization. Here is what an immixGroup expert says you need to know.


Top 4 opportunities at FAA

The FAA dominates the IT spending at the Transportation Department, and immixGroup analyst Kevin Shaker explores the top four opportunities at the agency.