OMB’s shared services effort will take years to yield results

Planning around transitioning agencies to modern grants management systems is already delayed.

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USDA places focus on reskilling after Centers of Excellence modernization

by Billy Mitchell • 4 days ago

A major challenge "that doesn't get discussed is how you prepare your workforce to be able to support this new environment" after modernization, said USDA CIO Gary Washington.

How government agencies can use identity and access controls to modernize IT security

by FedScoop Staff • 5 days ago

Modern IAM tools allow CIOs to build IT environments that support continuous authentication, securing access to government systems and services.

Centers of Excellence program issues two new RFIs for OPM modernization

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 days ago

The group is working to modernize OPM's Federal Annuity Claims Expert System (FACES) with a new web app and calculator.

Automation hasn’t required high-end hardware in one NOAA office

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 days ago

A one-man show overseeing the agency's administrative local area network has automated basic IT processes on a tight budget.

More agencies need AI strategies, says Deloitte report

by Dave Nyczepir • 7 days ago

Government boasted the fewest "seasoned" adopters of AI among nine other industries, according to new Deloitte survey findings.

NOAA accelerating cloud migration with $144M BPA

by Dave Nyczepir • 7 days ago

The agency will use the CloudForte IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solution from Unisys, an IT company it's done cloud work with before.

Rep. Connolly blames TMF stagnancy on Congress’ lack of tech knowledge

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

"You start talking about these issues and many of my colleagues... their eyes glaze over and they want to talk about anything else," said Rep. Gerry Connolly.

FedBizOpps retires Tuesday

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The award system is being retired with nine others over time as the General Services Administration streamlines acquisitions through a single beta system.

DOJ has closed 97 data centers and isn’t stopping there

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

DOJ currently operates about a dozen on-premise data centers that it wants to trim to "three core data centers."

Postal Service will use AI to process package data faster

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

A new, high-performance GPU system for reading address labels more accurately will be adopted at 192 mail processing and sorting centers nationwide.

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