I recently met with more than 50 representatives from the top IT services companies and talked about the good and the bad in federal acquisition. Some of the discussion was surprising … some not so much. The key takeaways include some changes that are fairly simple for government to implement, yet have big impacts.
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During the hearing, DHS CIO Luke McCormack and State CIO Frontis Wiggins provided an inside look at what’s being done at their respective agencies to further FITARA implementation. This is what happened.
If you’re a federal IT decision maker, it’s worth taking time to analyze your defenses and question your readiness to tackle new age cyberthreats.
IoT provides a number of potential benefits for the federal space, but risks remain. There’s a long road ahead, but with stronger authentication methods, education and industry collaboration, the federal government could thrive in the IoT revolution.
For many government agencies, managing the costs of supporting legacy technology and introducing new innovation has been challenging. To ease the financial burden of upgrading IT systems, U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has proposed the creation of a $3.1 billion IT Modernization Fund (ITMF).
Here are 10 stats that highlight the government’s legacy IT challenges and potential solutions.
What a federal PMO might look like within a reorganized Office of E-Government and Information Technology within the Office of Management and Budget.
Public confidence in federal technology is at record lows in the wake of serial IT disasters like healthcare.gov and OPM's failure to protect tens of millions of security records. We need to fix this.
It will take unprecedented transparency in four interrelated areas together with new processes and executive sponsorship to bring down the "red flag" of digital federal wildfire danger. That will be the focus of my blogs over the next several weeks.
Today’s leaders rely heavily on data-driven decision making to solve complex problems that have a direct impact on their businesses and their missions. Stakeholder concerns regarding the successful operation of their organization typically revolve around so much more than just data quality that it’s oftentimes overlooked. In reality, data quality is one of the most... Read more »