USDS, 18F, CoEs: The Alphabet Soup of IT modernization

As the Trump administration’s plan to modernize federal IT came together last week, it received broad support from industry and government experts alike.

Yes, the central fund that comes under the Modernizing Government Technology Act still is not funded. White House officials, though, still hold out hope that the Senate will add funding into the finalized fiscal 2018 spending bill.

And yes, the IT Modernization Strategy includes more than four dozen assorted deadlines over the next 30-to-240 days, many of which are unlikely to be met because that’s just how government works many times, but all are achievable and important.



Katie Easton