Technology Modernization Fund
Suzette Kent presses for multi-year IT funding to boost government transformation
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
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
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
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
House Democrats included the much-needed funding for multi-agency IT projects in their HEROES Act, which awaits Senate action.
Tech associations push Senate to fund TMF, CDM in next relief bill
There is still a critical need for IT modernization and cybersecurity funding as the pandemic continues, a group of six tech associations writes to Senate leaders.