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Congress Gets First Look At Upcoming TMF Awards

The federal CIO offered a few details of the project proposals received and upcoming award announcements.

FITARA Scores Are the Push Agencies Need to Improve Basic Federal Cyber Hygiene

Here are some ideas where government IT leaders can improve cybersecurity at their agency.

GSA Taps Tech Modernization Fund Chief

The fund figures to play an important role in helping agencies modernize IT.

TMF Board Still Accepting Governmentwide Cyber Proposals

Agencies have submitted more projects since a huge infusion of cash and a relaxing of the payback model.  

House Appropriators Offer $50M for TMF But White House Wants 10 Times That

The Office of Management and Budget said it’s received more than $2 billion in proposals since getting $1 billion from the American Rescue Plan.

Lawmakers Tell National Archives to Use Tech Modernization Funding to Fix Veterans’ Backlog

Congressional oversight chiefs want the National Archives to apply for funding through the Technology Modernization Fund.

Biden Budget Boosts Federal IT Spending

The request would add another $500 million to the Technology Modernization Fund.

Federal CIO Says New IT Modernization Plan In the Works

The Biden administration will outline exactly what it “stands for” when it comes to IT delivery in government, Federal CIO Clare Martorana said.

OMB Prioritizes Cyber, COVID Tech For New TMF Payback Model

Officials urged agencies to pitch projects that focus on hack cleanup, COVID-19 response or economic recovery by June 2 for maximum repayment flexibility from the Technology Modernization Fund.

Congress Gave OMB $1B for IT Upgrades. Now It Wants to Know How It Will Be Spent

Lawmakers want to know which projects will get prioritized and which will be recused from repaying the fund.

Deputy Federal CIO on Fate of Trump-era IT Policies

The Office of American Innovation, Cloud Smart and the Federal Reskilling Academy are some of Trump-era tech policies left behind. Now the Biden team must decide what to do with them. 

TMF Board Announces New Award One Day After $1B Cash Infusion

The Labor Department snagged $9.6 million to improve its data management infrastructure.

Central IT Modernization Fund Gets $1B in COVID Stimulus

The major infusion of cash will mean more modernization projects, which might require a new funding model.

Remote Work and Hack Mitigation Show Need for IT Modernization Funding, Lawmaker Says

Rep. Ro Khanna detailed efforts to ensure agencies have resources for legally mandated updates.