Peter Beruk

About Peter Beruk

Peter is an engaged Information Technology Asset Management Leader possessing a blend of subject matter expertise, strategic talent, and practical experience. During his career, he has advised clients on strategies to optimize and implement asset management processes and navigate vendor audit defenses in a cost-effective manner. His success is driven by his ability to build highly effective strategies using best practice frameworks that minimize the expenses and liabilities associated with software licensing in large organizations. Born and raised in upstate NY, and now living in Northern Virginia, he likes to spend his downtime out with his dogs and hiking through the mountains of Asheville, NC.

FITARA 6.0: Overall Scores Drop and Software License Management (SLM) continues to lag in Federal Agencies

By |2018-05-22T16:13:51+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

FITARA 6.0: Overall Scores Drop and Software License Management (SLM) continues to lag in Federal Agencies Three Lessons SIE Learned by Helping Agencies Earn As on their MEGABYTE Software Licensing Scores Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) 6.0 scores were recently posted, and while we see little improvement in the MEGABYTE component for software [...]

SIE Software License Management Service Attends MGT Reception

By |2018-03-02T16:52:00+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

SIE Software License Management Service Attends MGT Reception MGT: Officially open for business! SIE Consulting Group is the driving force behind GSA’s Software License Management Service (SLMS) offering and a leading advocate for the Federal Government’s commitment to efficiently manage information technology (IT) assets.  As the leading advocate, several of my colleagues and I attended [...]

Billions here, Billions there. Billions where?

By |2018-01-25T08:03:28+00:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Billions here, Billions there.  Billions where? Three tips for the agency on effectively managing software The other day, I read the headline: “Agencies Spent Billions on IT Without CIOs’ Approval in 2016”.  Seeing this headline came as I was working to update some of our GSA SLMS materials, which includes the bullet: “The Federal Government [...]

FITARA 5.0 – Progress Lags

By |2017-12-22T08:01:17+00:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

FITARA 5.0 - Progress Lags   Agency Software Licensing is now included in overall scores – and the results are disappointing The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its biannual Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) 5.0 scorecard on November 14, 2017.  I wrote a detailed blog in July about the FITARA 4.0 scorecard.  And [...]

Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act: Moving Government-wide IT Modernization Forward

By |2017-08-25T06:27:33+00:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

It is encouraging to see Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and 18 cosponsors of H.R. 2227 -­ The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act of 2017 - move forward on getting this important legislation enacted.  The US House of Representatives passed Hurd’s bill on May 17, 2017, and the hope is that the US Senate (by attaching to [...]

The MEGABYTE Act Turns 1

By |2017-12-22T08:01:18+00:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The MEGABYTE Act Turns 1 We don’t hear many agencies singing happy birthday With the one-year anniversary approaching for the passage of MEGABYTE Act, SIE evaluated what was learned and accomplished over the past year.  For those not familiar with the MEGABYTE Act (Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies), it essentially requires the [...]

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