FITARA scores mostly stay firm, with TMF and cyber EO changes looming
A total of 18 agencies maintained their grades, four improved them and two saw downgrades, but the next scorecard could get a facelift.
Using outcomes-based RFPs to modernize IT infrastructure faster
Agencies have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to replace legacy IT infrastructure using GSA’s EIS contract but need to think bigger when drafting their RFPs.
Veterans Affairs awards $725M EIS contract to AT&T
VA needs a high-speed urban and rural data network to provide care and benefits to about 18 million veterans and their families.
Treasury awards its final EIS task order
Not too long ago lawmakers worried the department was falling behind on its network and telecom modernization, but no longer.
FITARA grades hold steady almost a year into pandemic
All agencies managed to ace the software licensing metric, resulting in its retirement in favor of one gauging their telecommunications transitions.
More attention from Congress could lead to smoother EIS transition
Experts are hopeful Congress' recent interest in the EIS transition could give agencies a new urgency to move to the contract and reap the cost-savings benefits.