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.
Amid the latest FITARA hearing, lawmakers want agency CIOs to have more authority over crucial factors impacting IT modernization strategies.
Technology improvements around data and benefits processing depend on having the infrastructure in place first.
Automation tools can support decision-making and should complement the workforce.
Smart federal investments in technology and R&D are necessary for advancements in the digital era.
The pandemic increased the need for secure, modernized and evolved solutions to expedite federal response efforts.
A NAPA report calls on OPM to leverage data analytics and modernize IT systems to support innovation in managing the federal civilian workforce.
The Veterans Benefits Administration overcomes pandemic challenges with advances in GI Bill benefits, mail processing and artificial intelligence.
GSA received $1 billion for the Technology Modernization Fund to upgrade federal cybersecurity and IT.
The incoming federal CIO faces digital modernization initiatives during the pandemic response.
Greater connectivity and information-sharing capacities are helping expedite services and expanding new frontiers of data usage.
The pandemic accelerated various IT modernization efforts across the agency, with a heavy emphasis on security.
The Defense Department's IT support agency is taking a modernized and streamlined approach to tech contracting.
The career leader in government IT, deputy federal CIO becomes acting federal CIO and federal CISO.
Modular contracting can allow federal agencies to move beyond a one-size-fits-all approach in software development and delivery.
Technology can bridge the health divide among certain tribal groups in rural areas.
Knowledge-building is essential for organizational adoption of artificial intelligence and DevOps practices.
DHS, the Air Force and the VA discussed strategies for implementing DevSecOps at a GovernmentCIO Media & Research event.
Automation, Agile and DevOps could be the blueprints for IT modernization.
A multi-cloud environment is critical to supporting beneficiaries and agency operations.