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.
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.
Cross-collaboration and changes to acquisition are key as priorities shift.
Innovative approaches to DevSecOps include mimicking the real development space to anticipate problems.
The role was vacant in January after Margaret Graves' retirement.
Open configuration options combine IT modernization with a business-focused, cost-effective model.
The agency will provide additional financial support to rural hospitals and help enable telehealth visits for patients and providers.
Surafeal Asgedom oversaw extensive digital transformation across three years at the agency.
The pandemic has pushed mass reliance on technology across America, revealing the need for heightened and continued IT modernization efforts
AI and big data are among the tech opportunities in the agency's IT modernization.
Earlier efforts in DevOps are empowering agency missions amid the pandemic.
Strategies for managing data include best utilizing API-led mainframe integrations.
The molecular diagnostics test is the fastest test for the novel coronavirus in the U.S.
Taking an innovative approach to technical mapping of IT applications has proven a boon for agencies with intensive data requirements and fragmented legacy systems.
Global health leaders are calling attention to the world's other leading infectious diseases like tuberculosis.