Tech Modernization Fund would get $3B surge under House emergency appropriations
Agencies could apply to use part of the $3 billion through fiscal 2022 specifically for "technology-related modernization activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus."
Watchdog predicts ‘ongoing challenges’ collecting administrative fees for TMF
GAO has doubts about whether the TMF will be able to recover operating expenses; OMB says don't worry.
Senate spending bill doesn’t include TMF funding
The House version of the bill, which passed in June, includes $35 million for the revolving fund.
What to watch for in the 2020 budget
If the past year is any indication, there are a few items the federal IT community should be closely watching when the budget request drops.
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.