legacy IT

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month 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 • 4 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 • 4 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 • 5 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.

VA refuses to give House lawmakers an answer on when software issue will be fixed

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

Lawmakers wouldn't take no for an answer, though.

IT ‘issues’ leave veterans without crucial GI Bill benefits

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The Forever GI Bill, signed into law in 2017, has changed some things and left the agency scrambling.

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