IT Modernization Fund
Former DOT CIO Hildebrand joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield branch
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont has hired the former federal executive to serve as its CIO, following a year-long tenure at DOT.
‘Destinations Digital’ will fund DOT’s IT modernization in-house
“I don’t want any money. I don’t need any money,” said Department of Transportation CIO Vicki Hildebrand. “We have a lot of spend out there. We need to spend more wisely.”
White House budget calls for $210M for IT modernization fund
As expected, President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget proposes increased spending for IT at federal agencies, including for a central modernization fund.
White House pledges support to spending bill without Tech Modernization Fund
The legislation would get the president's signature even though it "does not include $228 million requested for the TMF to retire and replace antiquated legacy information technology (IT) systems."
U.S. CIO Graves: The DATA Act will help support IT modernization
The log of federal spending will help agencies make a "cogent business case" for modernization funds, Margie Graves said.
Think of the Tech Modernization Fund as seed money, GSA head says
"The government spends $80 billion a year on IT and most of that investment is for maintenance on outdate systems," Tim Horne said. "So $228 million is a way to ... start chipping away."