IT Modernization

IRS hits key digitization goal months ahead of schedule

Although Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen plugged progress in IRS efforts to tame paper in the agency, she also emphasized that “playing politics with IRS funding is unacceptable.”

Raylene Yung exits TMF

Jessie Posilkin, currently the Technology Modernization Fund's customer experience portfolio director, will take over as acting executive director until a permanent candidate is selected.

The White House’s tech team, 10 years after HealthCare.gov

Mina Hsiang, the administrator of the U.S. Digital Service, was on the team that saved the flawed website supporting Affordable Care Act enrollment 10 years ago. Now, she leads the tech team born from that crisis.

TMF adds guidance for IDEA Act proposals

Agencies have until Sept. 22 to send in submissions for funding.

The White House is developing a 10-year modernization plan to replace legacy IT

The National Cybersecurity Strategy tasks the Office of Management and Budget with creating a plan to eliminate all vulnerable legacy systems from federal agencies within a decade.

'High volume’ of last-minute PACT Act submissions caused tech glitches, VA says

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough stressed that no veteran or survivor who received an error message “will miss out on a single day of benefits due to this issue.”

BSA taps former chief acquisition officer as new procurement lead

The Software Alliance, also known as BSA, is taking on a new focus on procurement with Jessica Salmoiraghi, formerly of the General Services Administration.

DOD’s IT Modernization Efforts Need Data Analytics, Workforce Upskilling

The latest report from the Government Accountability underscores Defense’s ongoing need to leverage resources, personnel, and performance markers to successfully modernize its IT infrastructure.

MITRE Recommends Comprehensive Approach to Modernize Legacy Systems

The recommendations focus on executable actions for the Office of Management and Budget, agencies, Congress and industry .

Report: These 9 Trends are Reshaping Government in 2023

Technology and improved digital service delivery factor into many trends identified in a March report.

Lawmakers Need to Enhance VA’s Oversight of Oracle EHR Rollout or ‘Move On,’ Top Republican Says

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chair Mike Bost, R-Ill., said Republicans and Democrats in both chambers of Congress are largely aligned “on what we know we want to fix and the problems that we’re seeing” with the deployment of VA’s new EHR system.

White House Budget Seeks to Bolster US Tech Development, Modernize Standards

The Biden administration’s fiscal year 2024 budget request would, in part, boost federal spending to address “the ongoing cyber threat” and “modernize services” across government.

2023: The Year of Modern Government

COMMENTARY | Governments will need to embrace a people-first approach in their modernization journeys.

NLRB Looks to Modernize Its Legal Case Management System

The agency will use responses to a request for information to help form its acquisition strategy.

2022 Year in Review: The Interviews

Five of our favorite recorded interviews from the year.

5 Things Holding Innovation Back at the IRS

Believe it or not, the IRS has some budget and the will to modernize in the interest of public service.