Executive and Legislative Alignment on Federal Government IT Modernization: Now What?
This IDC Perspective provides an overview of recent legislative and executive branch alignment and guidance to agencies to modernize IT systems while improving cybersecurity postures. The IT Modernization Report to the president and the passage and funding of the Modernizing Government Technology Act provide federal agencies with complementary guidance on modernizing while improving cybersecurity. "Federal agencies are at an inflection point," says Adelaide O'Brien, research director, IDC Government Insights. "Deploying these initiatives can assist agencies to digitally transform and securely meet evolving mission needs."