IT modernization

  • 21st Century IDEA Act requiring updated federal websites passes House

    One of the IDEA Act’s backers is California Democrat Ro Khanna, who spoke with Federal Drive with Tom Temin shortly after the House bill passage.

  • Executive Briefing Series: IT Modernization

    To bring some perspective to approaching modernization, cyber, and mission delivery, Federal News Network and Verizon convened a panel of federal IT practitioners to discuss these topics.

  • Executive Briefing Series: IT Modernization

    In this exclusive executive briefing, technology experts will explore how agencies are approaching their mission systems.

  • State Dept. ‘bookended’ by data accountability, workforce goals in pursuit of IT modernization

    Ken Rogers, the State Department’s acting deputy chief information officer of business management and planning, said the agency’s IT modernization strategy is bookended by two related goals – leveraging data as a strategic asset and building the IT workforce of the future.

  • Thriving in a technology world comprised of unyielding and dynamic change

    Sanjay Sardar, vice president of modernization and digital transformation at SAIC, recently joined Federal News Network to examine three areas that impact federal information technology: trends, challenges, and innovation in acquisition.

  • Is government’s ‘revolving door’ pushing out agency CIOs and CISOs?

    Mark Kneidinger, the deputy director of the Homeland Security Department’s new National Risk Management Center, expressed concerns Tuesday that the government’s “revolving door” has been expelling too many IT modernization leaders. 

  • Reduce cyber complexity on the way to IT modernization

    Rick Howard, the chief security officer for Palo Alto Networks, said the wide-spread acceptance of using cloud services for operational requirements is driving opportunity to modernize.

  • It’s OK to take the long way

    On this episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Vicky Niblett, deputy assistant commissioner within the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service. In this role, she provides management and oversight of the Integrated Award Environment (IAE).

  • Federal pay raise & December shutdown: What are the odds?

    Find out what has to happen for Congress to approve a pay raise for federal workers and what’s the latest on the Trump Administrations’ plans to re-train what is sees as an aging, tech-challenged workforce on this week’s Your Turn.

  • Shutdown, pay raise on hold: What now?

    Narrowly avoiding a shutdown, the House and Senate will go into recess with the proposed pay raise still potentially on the chopping block.