Technology Modernization Fund

COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems

by • 1 month ago

Efforts to track the coronavirus' spread have been hampered by a lack of interoperability between federal and state and local public health department, laboratory and care provider systems.

Suzette Kent presses for multi-year IT funding to boost government transformation

by • 5 months ago

In an interview, Kent explained how trying to fit large-scale, multi-year modernization projects into one-year budget cycles can often lead to the short-changing of true digital transformation in the government space.

Lawmakers look to extend federal telework as coronavirus cases rise

by • 5 months ago

The proposed Senate bill would require telework where possible while granting agency heads the flexibility to sanction in-person work when necessary.

$1B boost to TMF draws support from Senate Democrats

by • 6 months ago

The lawmakers are asking the Appropriations Committee to consider adding $1 billion in TMF funding in the forthcoming coronavirus relief package.

CBP scores $15M TMF award to modernize import tracking system

by • 6 months ago

CBP wants to breathe new life into its 30-year-old Automated Commercial System, a mainframe platform that runs on 3.9 million lines of COBOL code to track, control, and process everything imported into the U.S.

Industry pushes for $1B for TMF in ‘Phase 4’ coronavirus stimulus bill

by • 6 months ago

House Democrats included the much-needed funding for multi-agency IT projects in their HEROES Act, which awaits Senate action.

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