IT Modernization

Lawmakers Highlight Cyber, New Tech and Space in Proposed Spending Bill

The $1.7 trillion omnibus introduced by lawmakers on Tuesday would spur on investments in cutting-edge technologies, cyber defense and space during the 2023 fiscal year.

Omnibus Funding Bill Includes $50M for TMF, $90M for Citizen Services Fund

Funding levels for the tech modernization vehicles fell short of Biden administration requests.

The CX Executive Order Turns One

The White House says that agencies have made improvements to websites, mobile apps and more. Several experts say that long-term success will depend on the staying power of customer experience as a priority and methodology.

Health and Human Services’ Civil Rights Division Looks to Overhaul Its Essential IT System

The agency filed a request for information to replace its 20-year old Program Information Management System for a new, modernized system to better manage filed discrimination or violation complaints.

House Modernization Leaders Have High Hopes for Tech Proposals, Even as Committee Disbands

The chair and vice chair of the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress told Nextgov they’re hopeful lawmakers will continue to advance their recommendations for improving congressional operations.

Almost 9 in 10 Federal Agencies Using or Considering 5G, Per Study

General Dynamics Information Technology’s survey of 500 federal employees identified concerns about costs, cyber risks and integration challenges when it comes to adopting 5G capabilities.

Government Makes Good Strides for Cloud Migration, Report Finds

According to the report, government and the public sector are strong in their cloud migration efforts, but lagging behind the private sector in other areas of digital modernization.

A Vision for Digital Transformation at VA

Solution-focused engineering and collaboration can address many of the key challenges VA is facing and facilitate practical solutions.

Can Service Meshes Help Bring Legacy Government Applications into Zero Trust?

The Biden administration’s imperative to move to zero trust could prove challenging for agencies with still-functional legacy systems.

GSA’s Tech Shops Face $30M Deficit After Priority Change Last Year

The Technology Transformation Services dropped its long-standing cost-recovery goal last year in favor of better program delivery.

10 Must-Have Components for Every Successful Public Sector Technology Project

Changing political climates and leadership—as well as budget constraints—can add an extra layer of difficulty.

Channel of Choice: The End Goal for CX in Government

The federal government has to offer options that serve everyone while also improving customer experience.

Senate Appropriators Seek Alternatives to TMF

The House package includes a $100 million infusion for the Technology Modernization Fund, but the Senate appropriators have longstanding doubts about the no-year revolving fund.

TMF Announces Over $26 million for Three Projects

The Technology Modernization Fund is making good on its promise earlier this year to support projects focusing on improving public-facing digital services.

Army’s New Plan to ‘Transform’ Soldier Health Care with Technology

Service leaders will boost research into synthetic blood, quantum computing, and more.

DOD Watchdog Plots Move to the Cloud

The Office of Inspector General at the Department of Defense is on the hunt for cloud capabilities that support its sensitive mission.

TMF Looks to Measure More Than Just Cost Savings

The board of the Technology Modernization Fund is looking to support projects that impact the public through improved customer experience, Executive Director Raylene Yung said Thursday.