News and analysis covering IT modernization across the U.S. federal government. Rapid advances in business-applicable technology has spurred widespread reform of core IT systems, with government decision makers endeavoring to adapt new technologies to essential agencies. Organizations tasked with missions ranging from defense and intelligence to scientific research and health care continue to execute modernization initiatives that bring their agencies up to speed on the latest developments in data analytics, AI and information security.
Agencies passed FITARA 10.0 largely due to software licensing, Agile development and data center consolidation initiatives.
The agency is overhauling its procurement methods to keep pace with IT transformation efforts.
Delivering data 'at the speed of need' requires more visibility and usability.
CBP is using an integrated cloud approach in support of the national security mission across its agencies.
GSA officials explained how mission-driven IT allows federal agencies to pivot more quickly during times of crisis.
CIO Gary Washington has been seen as a leader in various IT modernization initiatives, including cloud and security.
The agency is training its workforce and collaborating with partners to protect information.
The agency saw substantial improvements in how it applies technology to better service veterans.
Effects of the pandemic on the workforce are pushing the Air Force's digital modernization efforts.
NIH, CDC and FDA leaders see health data sharpening government's understanding of COVID-19.
Getting a handle on data strategies in cloud and multi-cloud environments can ensure efficient automation.
Federal CIOs hope to maintain telework capabilities, as well as cloud and scalable solution adoption in a post-pandemic work environment.
New telework challenges present opportunities for long-term improvements.
Recently implemented telework measures are allowing the agency to focus on the Cerner transition despite challenges in pandemic.
The agency is using technologies like virtual waiting rooms and automation to mitigate the increased traffic.
Increasing bandwidth early let the agency's workforce easily adjust to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Preemptive stand-up of teleconferencing and easing employee work with IT helped the agency to go fully remote within days.
The agency has accelerated and reinforced various modernization efforts like telehealth, mobile capabilities and self-service tools.