Technology Modernization Fund
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.
Former GSA CIO: It’s time for a federal ‘Agile First’ strategy
Agile methodologies should not only be used in software development but information technology procurement, finance, budgeting and hiring, according to Case Coleman.
Former federal CIO applauds additional TMF funding
"In a way I’m jealous; I am thrilled that it is funded because the mechanism works and agencies need to drive change," said Suzette Kent.
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.
Technology Modernization Fund use may be worked into the FITARA scorecard
The suggestion comes as concern mounts over just how quickly the $1 billion injected into the fund last month will be spent.
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.