IT Modernization

Better Collaboration Needed Between 18F, USDS To Reduce Overlap, GAO Says

A GAO audit suggests the two offices need to improve communication of IT guidance to reduce overlap and contradiction for federal agencies.

TMF Continues To Struggle With Covering Costs, Recouping Investments

The Government Accountability Office is encouraging project evaluation.

What Lies Ahead for Federal IT Modernization

Industry is already making the tools many agencies need to modernize.

The Future of 5G: Not There Yet, But Getting Closer, Officials Say

There are several areas where 5G capabilities can improve, including bandwidth potential.

How a Cloud-Security Scaffolding Can Protect Your Multicloud Landscape

Different cloud environments have different security needs. Here’s how to create a cloud-security scaffolding to strengthen protections while reducing manual support.

VA Revitalizes Plan For EHR System Rollout

Officials implemented new positions to help streamline and coordinate EHR system implementations following an arduous initial deployment.

Ambitious Agency Modernization Efforts Demand Leadership Involvement

A panel of federal IT leaders said communication and training are also among the paramount requirements for successful digital transformations within federal agencies.

DOD Could Save Hundreds of Millions Annually Through Better IT Asset Management

The Pentagon struggles to manage the lifecycle—including security and costs—of those assets.

Critical Update: Federal CIO Explains the Tech Side of President’s Management Agenda

Clare Martorana joined the podcast to talk about improving customer experience and the underlying technology that makes good services better.

GAO: Cultivating a Data-Centric Culture Can Help Recruit, Retain a Digitally-Savvy Workforce

A survey chronicles the steps federal agencies need to take to improve their workforce to be equipped for technological modernization.

Technology Modernization Fund Board Offers Insights on Latest Wave of Proposals

TMF is key to modernizing government operations in line with citizen expectations, according to Deputy Federal Chief Information Officer Maria Roat.

Commerce Opens Bidding For $1.5B IT Modernization Contract

The department is accepting proposals for its CATTS Enterprise Tech Contact.

GSA Names 14 Projects Supported by $150M from COVID Stimulus

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan enacted at the start of the Biden administration included $150 million to support digital services improvements.

Researchers Push FITARA-Like Scorecard for Cybersecurity

A recent MITRE report lays out eight ways the federal government can improve cybersecurity habits across all agencies, hinging on enhanced Congressional funding and oversight. 

GSA Seeks Federal Employees Ideas on Equity and Climate Change 

The 10x program unveiled new investment opportunities aligned with the Biden-Harris administration's policies.