GSA, DHS and other agencies are trying to address new challenges of hiring and onboarding employees during the pandemic emergency, and these changes are bringing agencies closer to modern human resources practices.
When federal agencies talk about IT modernization, sometimes they’re trying to find ways to upgrade hardware. But that issue is lessening the more agencies host their applications in the cloud. The more enduring modernization issue is legacy applications and the code from which they’re built.
After almost six years of the cloud-first policy, agencies are gaining an understanding what it takes to move to the cloud.
Joe Paiva, the International Trade Administration’s CIO, said he wants to outsource the agency’s network, device management and printing to the private sector.