More cash for new IT in 2017 federal budget plan
The Office of Management and Budget's fiscal year 2017 federal budget request included a 9 percent increase in development, modernization and enhancement IT spending from the year prior, signaling a stronger push away from the maintenance of legacy IT systems in years past.
Deputy U.S. CIO Schlosser: No modernization without collaboration
During a session at the Association of Government Accountants’ Federal Systems Summit, U.S. Deputy CIO Lisa Schlosser highlighted how OMB is working on everything from procurement to development cycles when it comes to IT modernization.
The many flavors of innovative acquisition
Agile development and support from the upper echelons are critical to the success of 18F, HHS’ IDEA Lab and U.S. Digital Service as they work to reform IT acquisition.
D.C.’s Top 50 Women in Tech 2015
FedScoop has once again sought to recognize 50 women whose vibrant energy, determination and imagination are making a monumental difference in the federal government IT community, and whose impact is being felt across America.
Want more women in IT? Change the approach to young girls
Want more women in the federal IT workforce? Then you have to address the cultural norms and influences for young girls drawing them away from technology, a star-studded panel of federal chief information officers explained at a nonprofit luncheon Thursday.