President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget request includes $125 million for the Technology Modernization Fund and the return of the priority for agencies to move to IPv6.
Margaret Weichert, the Office of Management and Budget’s deputy director for management, said the plan carries weight for every federal employee.
The AI Community of Practice is looking at building a searchable “use case repository” that would give agencies a playbook of examples where agencies have successfully deployed AI for customer experience, human resources and more.
Margie Graves, who has been the federal deputy CIO since 2016, plans to return to the private sector in 2020 after spending 18 years in federal services.
The Census Bureau and its partner agencies hold a treasure trove of data, but continue to recruit outside talent to parse that data into valuable insights.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the ninth version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard with 20 of 24 agencies improving or maintaining their scores.
CISA and OMB will require civilian agencies to develop vulnerability disclosure policies, allowing outside experts who have “seen something” that looks like a cyber weakness to “say something” to those who can fix it.
NASCIO host Tennessee CIO Stephanie Dedmon explained her role at this year’s annual fall conference and highlighted her state’s 2020 priorities. Plus former GAO IT leader Dave Powner explained how federal government can learn valuable lessons from state IT experiences, all on Ask the CIO: SLED Edition.
HUD stands out as the first agency to pay back the TMF, based on cost savings it achieved under a project to move five of its critical business systems from a legacy Unisys data center mainframe to the cloud.
Suzette Kent gave an overview of some of the lessons the Technology Modernization Fund board has learned investing in IT modernization projects.