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Category: Emerging Tech & Modernization


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

House panel passes funding bill with $100M for TMF

June 16, 2022

Via: FCW

A House Appropriations subcommittee advanced a 2023 spending bill on Thursday that includes a $100 million plus-up to the Technology Modernization Fund and a $35 million increase to modernization efforts at the IRS. The measure passed the Subcommittee on Financial […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

IRS launched tax credit website without authority to operate, watchdog reports

June 14, 2022

Via: FCW

The IRS rolled out a web portal to authenticate recipients of the expanded Child Tax Credit in mid-2021 without receiving an “authority to operate” approval from tech officials, according to a May report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

10 key roles for AI success

June 7, 2022

Via: CIO

More companies in every industry are adopting artificial intelligence to transform business processes. But the success of their AI initiatives depends on more than just data and technology — it’s also about having the right people on board. An effective […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

What is data analytics? Analyzing and managing data for decisions

June 7, 2022

Via: CIO

What is data analytics? Data analytics is a discipline focused on extracting insights from data. It comprises the processes, tools and techniques of data analysis and management, including the collection, organization, and storage of data. The chief aim of data […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

How to Make State Government Websites More Useful to the Public

May 31, 2022

Via: StateTech Magazine

Government website content strategy has undergone a major shift since the start of the pandemic, according to Chris Wollesen, web content management supervisor at the Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology (DOIT). Speaking at the Adobe Experience Makers Government Forum […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, IT Policy, Tech

Biden to sign executive order, national security memo to advance quantum technologies

May 4, 2022

Via: Fox News

President Biden is expected to sign an executive order and a national security memo Wednesday to advance quantum information science in an effort to place the United States in a position to be able to “leapfrog well ahead” of adversaries […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, IT Policy, Tech

Technology trade groups urge Congress to add $300 million to the TMF

May 2, 2022

Via: FCW

A coalition of technology groups urged appropriators to invest at least $300 million in the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) for fiscal year 2023, along with additional funding to help agencies mature their zero trust capabilities. The Information Technology Industry Council, […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Health Care, Industry, Tech

House lawmakers seek VA EHR pause, ‘gravely concerned’ for patient safety

April 27, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

System outages and patient safety concerns associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ new electronic health record (EHR) have led to top members of the House VA Committee calling for the agency to stop future rollouts. VA officials told the […]


Defense, Emerging Tech & Modernization, Industry, Tech

DOD IG says Army could waste nearly $22 billion on augmented reality headsets

April 25, 2022

Via: FCW

The Army failed to define key metrics to determine whether soldiers would actually find its tactical augmented reality goggles useful – a move that could cost nearly $22 billion in taxpayer funds, according to a recent watchdog report. The Army’s […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Here’s How the Federal Government Can Change its Strategies for Collecting and Using Data to Advance Equity

April 25, 2022

Via: Government Executive

It should be the “norm” for federal data to be broken down or disaggregated by ethnicity, race, gender, disability, income level, veteran status or other demographics, Biden administration officials said recently. That is one of the many recommendations from a […]