Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy said getting rid of and modernizing legacy systems is a key focus for 2020.
How robotic process automation is helping automate tedious back-office processes at federal agencies.
As the Department of Homeland Security continues to dig out from the shutdown, staffing challenges are exacerbated by legacy IT systems.
State election officials are supposed to be relying on updated voluntary federal security standards when purchasing new voting machines, but they may have to wait a long time.
IT modernization not only makes agencies run better, it also helps with getting top IT talent, said GSA's CIO.
Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs touted progress on the agency's long-term electronic health records modernization, but appropriators still have concerns about the multi-billion-dollar project.
The Federal Acquisition Service is closing in on deadlines for its e-commerce push and a new contract writing system.
Data from the Federal IT Dashboard and FISMA reports suggests that high-level agency vacancies slow modernization spending and are linked with a higher incidence of security breaches.
The Army is expected to announce its implementation plans for moving to enterprise-as-a-service model in March.
Centralization can be stifling, but silos aren't sustainable. So now what?
The Department of Homeland Security is looking for industry advice about how to best consolidate its two main enterprise computing data centers and modernize with a more cloud-based infrastructure.
The Section 809 report offers an opportunity to reflect on the future of federal agency tech leaders, but reports on the impending demise of CIOs at DOD may be exaggerated.
The budget agreement to keep government open includes $25 million for the Technology Modernization Fund.
Assistant Secretary for Defense Acquisition Kevin Fahey said his office is planning on scrapping DOD 5000 acquisition requirements and starting from scratch with an eye to being more digital ready.
The Technology Management Fund is close to maxing out after a $20.7 million award to GSA's NewPay software-as-a-service payroll modernization.
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