"We are working in exciting times in the public sector of the IT industry. As we continue to strive to be more efficient and reduce costs, it is great to see so many innovations and collaborative efforts in IT, as well as the dedicated leadership from people who are passionate about the role they play. Although the economy is gradually improving, we're still having to provide the services essential to our citizens and need to continue to find ways to do more with less. The Dallas/Ft. Worth Digital Government Summit is a great venue to meet and share common challenges, as well as solutions. We can learn so much from each other and I encourage your attendance and look forward to seeing you there."