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The 2023 Financial Service and General Government section of the Omnibus bill allocates $50 million for the Technology Modernization Fund, well below the $300 million the White House requested.
Federal agencies have come a long way since the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform introduced the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) nearly ten years ago.
Information technology will remain a top management challenge for the Office of Personnel Management during fiscal 2023, according to the agency's Office of Inspector General.
Technology strengthens the federal government’s ability to deliver on its mission, but many agencies lack the resources and technology systems to properly serve citizens’ changing needs.
The federal chief information security officer says the zero trust strategy is helping cyber leaders make the case for specific investments in the 2024 budget.
The Army has a new cybersecurity strategy for operational technology, as service officials are concerned about cyber attacks on critical infrastructure.
Many IT professionals are looking to work in more innovative and cutting-edge private-sector roles that utilize new technology and offer enhanced perks. Working for the federal government has become increasingly less enticing to the next generation of talent, as legacy systems and technology remain in place.
With three new awards to OPM, HUD and the Army, the TMF Board now has "loaned" out $435M out of the $1B it received in the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act.
The Technology Modernization Fund intends to spend its remaining $500 million — of the $1 billion allocated in the American Rescue Plan — by the end of the year.
Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana promised the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations new cyber, website and customer experience metrics in 2023.
The Technology Modernization Fund Board and the Office of Management and Budget has made 18 awards, including four that specifically call out zero trust, worth more than $400 million since March 2021.
Also in today's Federal Newscast, the Biden Administration Office of Personnel Management gets its first second-in-command. And the Navy has a new top intelligence officer.
Senate Democrats unveiled 12 draft appropriations bills, with a 10.1% boost for civilian agencies, and an 8.7% increase in defense spending.
The Technology Modernization Fund received $100 million from the House for fiscal 2023, which is $200 million below the Biden administration’s request.