“If you love policy documents, this week is hog heaven as the White House has published the Analytical Perspectives (APs) to accompany last week’s 2020 budget request.”
“In some ways the APs for IT sound not so much stale as blocking and tackling through long-standing initiatives. Take cloud computing, for example. The policy is long established and now it’s a matter of getting the last 30 percent of federal mail boxes to the cloud. Finishing the cloud version of Trusted Internet Connection. Speeding up the longstanding process of certifying cloud security and authorities-to-operate.”
“On IT modernization, the AP states that “due to the complexity of the IT landscape” agencies are “inefficient” at IT investment. Then it says, “This is largely due to both legacy and homegrown, non-standards-based systems designed to perform only one function rather than…” Read the full article here.
Source: IT and federal property: New and used ideas – By Tom Temin, March 19, 2019. Federal News Network.