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.
Ken Rogers, the State Department’s deputy chief information officer for business management and planning, said a two-year review effort led to a new IT modernization implementation plan.
This program will provide a progress report on IT modernization in government.
Nine months since OMB issued its 25-point plan to improve how agencies oversee technology, the tone is changing. Lisa Schlosser, the federal deputy CIO, said the goal is to make sure agencies are using their people, money and other resources as best as possible. Agencies are finding some early success with the IT reforms, especially around acquisition.
The company will provide engineering, security and operations and maintenance services under the Vanguard program. The 10-year contract is one piece of a larger IT consolidation effort State is in the middle of completing.