Modernizing Government Technology Act
Rep. Connolly blames TMF stagnancy on Congress’ lack of tech knowledge
"You start talking about these issues and many of my colleagues... their eyes glaze over and they want to talk about anything else," said Rep. Gerry Connolly.
TMF Board awards $20.7M to accelerate GSA’s NewPay shared service
This is now the seventh modernization project to receive TMF funding, bringing the grand total awarded to $90 million of the $100 million appropriated for the fund in fiscal 2018.
Rep. Will Hurd survives close midterm race
Gina Ortiz Jones, Hurd's competitor for his seat serving the 23rd District of Texas, issued a concession statement almost two weeks after the midterm congressional election.
Confident TMF will be funded in 2019, Will Hurd is focusing now on agency working capital funds
Hurd is most concerned with getting CFO Act agencies to stand up IT modernization working capital funds and depositing money into them in fiscal 2019.
IT watchdog Dave Powner leaving GAO in August
For the past 16 years, Powner has been synonymous with the government’s efforts to modernize its IT and empower its CIOs to oversee technology adoption.
Can the MGT Act combat $7 billion in technical debt?
The federal government's current level of technical debt is $7 billion — is there a solution? Dell EMC's Steve Harris explores that question in this op-ed.