The Government Accountability Office found GSA will not recover the costs to run the Technology Modernization Fund until 2025 and highlighted other delays in the projects in terms of paying back the loans.
HUD and Energy Department IT executives say they are applying lessons from failed proposals to new ones that they will submit to the TMF Board.
The Office of Management and Budget is expected to release a new memo in the next month or so detailing new goals and a strategy for shared services.
The Technology Modernization Fund Board chose GSA’s NewPay shared services proposal to receive the third loan from the IT modernization account.
Max Everett, the Energy Department’s chief information officer, said about one-third to one-half of the department still needs to move their email to the cloud.
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.
USDA and HUD are taking advantage of both the Technology Modernization Fund and the Centers of Excellence to jumpstart IT modernization efforts.
The Technology Modernization Fund Board offered further details to on what they are looking for in projects to agencies and industry.
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.