“In order for federal agencies to drive innovation and technological transformation, they need to connect their IT modernization efforts to their agency missions, according to General Services Administration (GSA) officials at the IBM Think Gov Digital 2020 virtual event last week.”
“The GSA’s Deputy Commissioner for Federal Acquisition Service and Technology Transformation Services Anil Cheriyan, who recently announced his upcoming departure from the public sector, said the most tech-savvy and successfully digitally integrated agencies are the ones that keep their mission at the forefront of their tech transformation.”
“When we think about AI or cloud, really connecting [those] to their mission is where we see successful transformations and innovation happen,” he said.”
“One key way to keep the agency mission glued to IT modernization strategy is for the federal agency’s CIO to spearhead those efforts via a top-down approach.”
“When agencies do the work with us and really put in their…” Read the full article here.
Source: Agencies Must Connect Mission to IT Strategy to Improve Modernization – By Kate Macri, July 7, 2020. GovernmentCIO.