The government is undergoing numerous efforts to improve their digital footprint. From the Centers of Excellence to the Technology Modernization Fund, each of these programs has a similar goal. Jonathan Alboum, public sector chief technology officer at Veritas, says that there needs to be a unifying force behind them.
“You have the data strategy that is coming, you have the new approach on data centers. All these things are building strong digital muscles, as I call them. But at this point, they are disconnected,” Alboum said. “A national digital strategy from my perspective creates a framework for using these skills to drive towards a more integrated government. One that is not focused on how a customer works with only one agency but how a customer works across the whole federal government.”