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*** The Department of Defense plans to spend $38.6 billion on IT in fiscal year 2022, according to updated information on the federal IT dashboard. That's an 8% increase over the previous year. Spending is divided between $32.2 billion on non-major IT projects and $6.5 billion on major IT projects.

*** Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) postponed a vote planned for Tuesday on the nomination of Kiran Ajuha to serve as director of the Office of Personnel Management because some Democrats members were absent and the vote would have likely failed.

Posted on Jun 16, 2021 at 2:10 AM


  • IT Modernization
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    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

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    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

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