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Category: Emerging Tech & Modernization


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

What is enterprise architecture? A framework for transformation

November 23, 2022

Via: CIO

Enterprise architecture (EA) is the practice of analyzing, designing, planning, and implementing enterprise analysis to successfully execute on business strategies. EA helps organizations structure IT projects and policies to achieve desired business results, to stay agile and resilient in the […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

How Michigan’s identity management platform won over state agencies

November 7, 2022

Via: StateScoop

Over the past eight years, Michigan has developed one of the most extensive and widely adopted identity management platforms of any state. But getting people to use MILogin took intensive communication with other agencies, according to Rex Menold, the state’s […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Chipotle’s recipe for digital transformation: Cloud plus AI

October 21, 2022

Via: CIO

When Curt Garner became Chipotle’s first CIO in 2015, the only technology used for online restaurant ordering was, “believe it or not,” a fax machine, he says. Seven years later, the Newport Beach, Calif.-based company is piloting a system with […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Treasury recommends exploring creation of a digital dollar

September 16, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration is moving one step closer to developing a central bank digital currency, known as the digital dollar, saying it would help reinforce the U.S. role as a leader in the world financial system. The White House said […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Computer experts urge Georgia to replace voting machines

September 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

A group of computer and election security experts is urging Georgia election officials to replace the state’s touchscreen voting machines with hand-marked paper ballots ahead of the November midterm elections, citing what they say are “serious threats” posed by an […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Artificial Intelligence Continues to Evolve in Government and Elsewhere

September 8, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The concept of using artificial intelligence to help mitigate dull, repetitive or manpower-intensive jobs within government is nothing new. For example, the Post Office has been using AI to scan, route and track letters and packages for several years now. […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Fed’s real-time payment system coming as early as May ’23

August 29, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Federal Reserve’s new real-time payments system known as FedNow is expected to go live as early as May 2023, a Fed official said Monday. In development for effectively a decade, FedNow is expected to allow banks of any size […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Federal, Policy, Tech

US government to make all research it funds open access on publication

August 26, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Many federal policy changes are well known before they are announced. Hints in speeches, leaks, and early access to reporters at major publications all pave the way for the eventual confirmation. But on Thursday, the White House Office of Science […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

The Inflation Reduction Act Will Require the IRS to Study Free Tax Filing Options

August 17, 2022

Via: Government Executive

The United States has made a small but significant move toward creating a public system to allow millions of Americans to file their taxes for free. The sweeping domestic policy bill passed by the House and Senate last week mandates […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

AI could help Congress schedule and find unexpected consensus, expert says

July 29, 2022

Via: FCW

House lawmakers charged with improving the policymaking process held a hearing on Thursday to discuss some innovative proposals for modernizing Congress, including the potential benefits of using artificial intelligence and machine learning to streamline congressional schedules and committee calendars. Established […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Industry, Tech, Transportation & Infrastructure

Airport facial recognition is improving, DHS watchdog says

July 11, 2022

Via: FCW

Customs and Border Protection has strengthened its facial recognition procedures for international travelers attempting to enter the United States since 2019, including removing officers’ abilities to override facial mismatches, according to a new oversight report. The report from the Office […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

AI ethics should be hardcoded like security by design

June 30, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Businesses need to think about ethics from ground zero when they begin conceptualising and developing artificial intelligence (AI) products. This will help ensure AI tools can be implemented responsibly and without bias. The same approach already is deemed essential to […]


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 […]