Matt Shabat, the U.S. strategy manager for Glasswall Solutions, makes the case for how using a risk management framework can lead to real savings that agencies can use to move off legacy systems.
The Technology Modernization Fund board chose three more projects to receive extra funding and it still has $31.5 million to hand out for a possible third round of awards.
Alan Balutis, a senior director and distinguished fellow for Cisco Systems U.S. Public Sector, makes the case for why agencies should take some year-end spending and save it for IT modernization efforts.
Dave Mader and Jennifer Walcott, both of Deloitte Consulting, describe how software-as-a-service can make IT modernization a reality.
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee has concerns about the amount of and specific information OMB is providing about the Technology Modernization Fund.
OMB announced USDA, Energy and HUD earned approval from the TMF Board to get some of the $100 million in additional funding to push ongoing IT modernization projects over the top.
GSA is holding a proposal writing seminar on June 8 to help agencies improve their chances for winning money from the Technology Modernization Fund.
Dan Helfrich, a principal with Deloitte consulting who leads the federal government services practice, said like any sport, sometimes you win and sometimes you lose when it comes predicting the next wave of technology.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee members were not happy with the continued slow or lack of progress in implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).
Federal CIO Suzette Kent said four agency proposals are among the first set of finalists to get some of the $100 million Technology Modernization Fund.