“The departments of Agriculture and Veterans Affairs are transforming IT infrastructures to strengthen cybersecurity, telework and virtual services.
‘We need to have resilient and strong IT infrastructures to support this new environment that we’re in,’ said Gary Washington, CIO at USDA, at a media event…”
“’There’s an emphasis on securing the endpoints and ensuring that our employees are secure in their remote locations,’ Washington said. ‘It’s great that, as a government, we came together so quickly. People were able to not miss a beat and continue to perform their day-to-day activities…’
“’USDA has become more analytical. We’re emphasizing the use of data more, and people are sharing the analytics. We’re transitioning to this environment where we’re making decisions based on the same source of truth with data,’ Washington said…” Read the full article here.
Source: IT Infrastructure Investments Drive Remote Collaboration – By Sarah Sybert, May 6, 2021. GovernmentCIO.