The Chief Information Officer of the United States Clare Martorana says the huge cash increase in the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), a government funding vehicle encouraging modernization, means agencies can propose bigger projects. Federal News Network reports Martorana says the TMF Board is ready to handle a big influx of applications.
- Mark Forman, former E-Gov Administrator at the Office of Management and Budget, linked the 13% success rate for government IT projects to the view of business case development as paperwork.
- Forman said there should be more hearings of heads of agencies that have program problems and that any legislation changes should focus on accountability for money spent on IT.
- Forman said the major value of President Biden’s new cybersecurity executive order is its focus on shifting to zero-trust approaches.
Read an opinion piece by Mark Forman on this topic here: Technology Constantly Changes. Should Congress Constantly Change IT Laws?