legacy IT

GAO: Some agencies with decades-old IT systems still have no plans for upgrades

by Jackson Barnett • 1 week ago

Three agencies still don't have plans to update critical legacy systems, even though they self-reported security risks to be high in several cases.

Lawmakers to Weichert: Are we sure OPM reorganization will fix agency IT problems?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee want more information from acting director Margaret Weichert and the White House in general.

Forever GI Bill implementation failed because no one was in charge, says IG

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The agency's inspector general has concluded that it was a lack of leadership that ultimately sunk the software development effort.

Trump signs bill creating group to oversee VA’s GI Bill software efforts

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

A "tiger team" will draft a plan for fixing the issue and provide updates on the implementation of that plan to Congress.

Sen. Mike Enzi has some additional questions about VA’s IT strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

The chairman of the Senate Budget Committee is still following up on IT "issues" that left the agency struggling to deliver some GI Bill benefits promised to student veterans.

VA to ‘reset’ efforts around new GI Bill housing stipend software

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

The new estimated date of deployment for the long-awaited system is Dec. 1, 2019. The problems began with a change in the way the VA assigned benefits to a person's ZIP code.

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