GSA and USDA ask for vendor feedback on initial plans for phase 2 of the IT modernization centers of excellence strategy.
Agriculture Department CIO Gary Washington provides more details on its plans across the five Centers of Excellence areas.
USDA will be the first agency to work with GSA and the Office of American Innovation to get rid of legacy systems.
An API platform offers a single access point to a variety of services, without the hassle of multiple logins.
The General Services Administration awarded 70 veteran-owned small businesses a spot on a governmentwide IT services contract.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said the MGT Act protects against funds realized from IT modernization being taken for other uses in the agency.
Steve Ezell of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation says it’s possible to run the government like a successful business.
Matt Lira, the special assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives, said the Office won’t immediately solve all the government’s operational problems, but it is looking to establish a culture and organizational structure.
The Office of Management and Budget and new White House Office of American Innovation are working together on a 90-day sprint to develop a series of work streams on a variety of topics. Teams will recommend new ideas on ways to improve shared services mechanisms, the Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) policy and federal hiring process.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order establishing the American Technology Council to transform and modernize the federal government’s information technology and how it uses and delivers digital services.