IT Modernization

GAO: Only 2 of the 10 Most Critical Legacy IT Systems Have Full Modernization Plans

The federal watchdog warned that eight of the most important mission-critical modernization efforts could fail without sufficient, documented plans.

IT Modernization

Air Force to Field Kessel Run Command and Control Product

The service wants feedback on a suite of tools called Kessel Run All Domain Operations Suite, or KRADOS, to continue developing it.

Ideas

Jumpstarting Federal IT Modernization in the New Administration

Agencies should start by selecting the applications most appropriate for modernization and creating an architecture where legacy and modern systems can co-exist.

Ideas

Health Modernization: Core IT Must Keep Up with Clinical Innovation

Updating old systems allow defense health officials a chance to consider new approaches to the processes, platforms and skill sets that could drive better outcomes.

IT Modernization

Commerce Watchdog Issues Alert on Major IT Modernization Project

In a management alert, the agency inspector general warned a 20-year, $341 million project is too focused on new technology instead of fixing business processes.

IT Modernization

Special Report: The Evolution of the FITARA Scorecard

An in-depth look at an important oversight tool Congress uses to track agencies’ modernization efforts.

IT Modernization

DOD’s Deputy CIO Wants to Change the Conversation on IT

Danielle Metz, leader for the information enterprise, discusses the misconceptions about the office of the CIO, the ongoing Fourth Estate Network Optimization project and the importance of software modernization.

Podcasts

Critical Update: The Programmers of Public Service

Meet two federal software developers: One at the start of their career and the other nearing the end.

IT Modernization

Connolly, Hice Announce Bill to Improve Performance Planning at FITARA Hearing

The Performance Enhancement Reform Act would require greater collaboration among agency officials and more detailed descriptions of resources required to meet goals.

Ideas

From COBOL to Cloud: DOD’s Digital Journey

Migrating big systems can be a huge project. But technologies are standing by to help you achieve it.

CIO Briefing

Biden Budget Requests Major Investments for Federal Technology and Cybersecurity

The 1.5 trillion budget would give the Technology Modernization Fund and CISA big increases as well as launch new advanced research projects agencies.

IT Modernization

Treasury’s $1B Cloud Contract Aimed at Single Cloud Broker

Contracting officials released a new clarification document as the department continues preliminary work on a broad cloud management contract.

CIO Briefing

Biden Infrastructure Plan Includes Billions for Federal Buildings and Research

The American Jobs Plan proposes spending a small chunk of the $2 trillion on improving federal office buildings and hospitals.

Emerging Tech

China Is ‘Danger Close’ to US in AI Race, DOD AI Chief Says

JAIC leader stresses that AI ethics guidelines don’t slow down the United States. In fact, they are essential.

CIO Briefing

IRS Needs Help Managing and Upgrading Legacy Criminal Investigations Systems

The two main IT systems that manage the tax agency’s investigations efforts are 10 and 15 years old, and users want new capabilities.

IT Modernization

IRS Offers First Look at $2.6B Contract Touching All Its IT Systems

The new Enterprise Development, Operations Services contract will include developing new systems and improving the efficiency of existing applications.

CIO Briefing

Special Report: IT Modernization Priorities for 2021

Many of the new administration’s early executive orders, memos and plans included a technology component, but have yet to address the underlying issues with government IT.

CIO Briefing

House Dems Push for $9B for Tech Modernization Fund in Next COVID Package

The funding would come from President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan.

IT Modernization

Last Chance For Agencies To Weigh In On TBM Self-Assessment

The comment period is closing on the self-assessment framework that agencies will use to measure their compliance with the mandatory Technology Business Management accounting standard.

IT Modernization

IRS Doesn’t Know How Many Legacy Systems It Has or How Much They Cost, IG Says

The tax agency needs to start with a single definition of what constitutes a “legacy system.”

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