Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Lawmakers request overdue 21st Century IDEA guidance for agencies
The Office of Management and Budget has 45 days to tell agencies how to accelerate use of electronic signatures, modernize their websites and digitize forms.
Administration introduces ‘more flexible’ TMF repayment model
Projects aimed at tackling the most urgent IT issues facing the government like COVID-19 response won't have the stringent requirements to repay investments.
Agencies moving away from VPNs as they implement TIC 3.0
TIC 3.0 lets agencies plan remote user access while shrinking trust zones around high-value assets to reduce their attack surface.
Senators urge ‘flexibility’ administering Technology Modernization Fund
Administrators must consider increasing staffing levels, adjusting project selection criteria and reconsidering repayment terms for agencies, according to their letter.
Lawmakers ask Biden administration for Technology Modernization Fund spending plan
The Democrats further assured that agency repayment requirements are supposed to be relaxed, despite that language being left out of the American Rescue Plan Act.
GSA planning to lend tech, acquisition expertise to support scaling TMF
Personnel from the Centers of Excellence and Presidential Innovation Fellows program may be tapped for project evaluation improvements after the TMF received $1 billion for pressing modernization projects.