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    The future of federal IT leadership

    It’s time to confront, not ignore, the changing expectations for CIOs. 04/27/2018

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    Steve Kelman digs into the actual mechanics of a U.S. Digital Service team's partnership with a particular agency. 04/26/2018

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    IT modernization: Four ways to pay the tab

    The Modernizing Government Technology Act can help bridge the budget gaps, but agencies need other funding sources to fully address decades of “technical debt.” 04/25/2018

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    The ABCs of PPPs for digital infrastructure

    Public-private partnerships are a powerful tool for tackling large, multiyear modernization challenges. 04/23/2018

  • IT Modernization
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    Federal CIO is moving quickly to get TMF funds out the door

    Federal CIO Suzette Kent said that the board managing the Technology Modernization Fund expects the first raft of projects to be approved this week. 04/22/2018

  • Enterprise IT
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    IRS systems crash on tax day

    The tech failure at IRS may not be due to legacy IT, but rather to modern front-end systems that are typically hardened and tested in advance the annual filing deadline. 04/17/2018

  • IT Modernization
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    IRS chief may be overselling tax IT modernization

    Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told a House panel that the agency has made significant progress on legacy system CADE2, but that conflicts with recent statements from the CIO. 04/11/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    OMB wants feedback on new ICAM policies

    A draft memorandum to strengthen governmentwide identity, credential and access management calls for modernization and more adoption of shared ICAM services. 04/06/2018

  • FCW Perspectives
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    The biggest challenges for true modernization in 2018

    The drive for IT transformation is reaching far beyond technology into every aspect of agency operations. 04/06/2018

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    The IRS wants to talk business

    The tax agency's procurement leaders want a more open dialogue with industry, but acknowledge that message doesn’t always make its way down the chain of command. 04/04/2018

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    Make way for the MGT Act

    Three ways federal IT program managers can proactively adapt to change. 03/27/2018

  • 2018 Government Eagle Award Winner
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    Rep. Will Hurd: Making modernization possible

    A much-need source of IT expertise on Capitol Hill, the 2018 Government Eagle Award winner was instrumental to making MGT a legislative reality. 03/22/2018

  • Management
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    OMB addresses 'overlap' in tech offices

    The government's top management official explained how the federal CIO and the Office of American innovation can work together. 03/15/2018

  • People
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    Meet the 7 leaders who will be steering modernization dollars

    The Office of Management and Budget announced the first members of the Technology Modernization Fund Board. 03/01/2018

  • IT Modernization
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    OMB issues final MGT Act guidance

    The Office of Management and Budget is officially accepting submissions from agencies for funds to modernize their outdated technologies under the Modernizing Government Technology Act. 02/28/2018

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