“With $6.8 billion in its fiscal year 2018 and 2019 IT budgets the DHS is one of federal government’s largest buyer of information technology (IT) goods and services. Combine this with numerous IT directives from the White House focused on IT modernization and cybersecurity and an expected $100 million in appropriations under the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act to be up for grabs later this year, and it is no surprise that many expect DHS to pursue spending more on IT modernization.”
“A recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Day sponsored by Washington Technology was opened by free-flowing remarks from John Zangardi. DHS CIO Zangardi discussed DHS’s current IT priorities and efforts that are underway. Among the major topics he covered were cloud computing, cybersecurity and…”
“In answering questions from the audience Zangardi said that he expects to take a multi-vendor approach to the cloud to allow for the different needs at the components. “I don’t want a hundred, but I do want…” Read more here.
Source: Federal Analysis Feature for June: Homeland Security’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) Outlines Their Top IT Priorities – By John Slye, June 25, 2018. Deltek.