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New legislation and appropriations will streamline the acquisition process and give agencies needed funds for data center consolidation.
New GAO report outlines agency best practices to hasten acquisition reform.
The bipartisan bill passed the House in November 2018, and its sponsors hope to get it passed in 2019.
The Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018 creates a more direct IT reporting structure for CIO and CISO.
People, processes and technology remain a cross-sector theme.
Report says legacy infrastructure that can’t keep up with cloud needs.
“We would be in a better position … if DOD led in the federal IT arena.”
There’s no shortage of legislation aiming to grant CIO more power.
The department is in the middle of enterprisewide modernization initiatives.
To stay on top of global AI adoption, U.S. needs to invest in research and talent.
Some agencies fail in data center consolidation and software license inventory.