IT Modernization

Transportation Is Consolidating Its IT Contracts into a Single Vehicle

The Enterprise IT Shared Services contract will be available departmentwide but task orders will have to flow through the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

IT Modernization

Federal CIO Previews 2019 Priorities

OMB will roll out more reskilling programs, tweak FITARA scoring and is looking at standards for automated decision-making, Suzette Kent said.

CIO Briefing

The Bush 41 Administration’s IT Legacy

Much of today’s IT procurement landscape is the result of reforms from when the late President George H.W. Bush was in the White House.

CIO Briefing

Administration’s Shared Services Push Starts In Familiar Place: Payroll

Officials said the NewPay payroll and work schedule system will be a case study for rolling out other shared services across government.

Ideas

Modernizing Government IT Starts with Data

When thinking about IT modernization, organizations too often think at an application level.

IT Modernization

GSA Awards $2.5 Billion Payroll and Work Scheduling Contract

The award is part of GSA’s NewPay Initiative aimed at making payroll and scheduling more user-friendly.

CIO Briefing

Government’s IT Watchdog on the Tech Challenges He Leaves Behind

After 16 years, the Government Accountability Office’s IT Director Dave Powner has seen federal technology improve but here’s what he hopes agencies and Congress continue to work on.

Ideas

Using the MGT Act to Fuel IT Modernization

We are already beginning to see the positive impact of this legislation, including empowered CIOs.

CIO Briefing

Customs Needs A Vendor To Manage Financial IT In And Out Of Agency Borders

Customs and Border Protection is looking for information on a single vendor to support its financial systems and prepare to become a shared services center.

CIO Briefing

Trump Budget Calls for Slight Increase In IT Spending

The president’s 2019 budget proposal includes $45.8 billion for IT infrastructure and services, with $210 million for the Technology Modernization Fund.

Emerging Tech

Government Needs Strategic Vision for Emerging Tech, Advisory Group Says

The Trump administration should tackle networking speed advances like the Obama administration did cloud, NSTAC draft report says.

CIO Briefing

30 Agencies Pursue Shared Services, Most With IT Modernization in Mind

Aging IT is a looming problem for federal agencies, presenting both performance and security issues.

CIO Briefing

Government Culture Inhibits Shared Services

The will and technology are there but silos and limited risk tolerance are a hindrance, CIO Council official says.