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Tony Scott: White House Unveils Proposed Federal IT Modernization Guidance

The White House has released draft guidance that details several actions on how federal agencies can develop and execute plans to update their information technology systems. Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott wrote in a blog post published Thursday the Obama administration issued the proposed guidance as part of the Cybersecurity National Action Plan. The …

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Anne Rung, Tony Scott: OMB’s Category Mgmt Policy Seeks to Streamline Mobile Device Procurement

The Office of Management and Budget has issued a policy that aims to facilitate the procurement and management of mobile devices and related services by federal agencies through category management. OMB’s Category Management Policy 16-3 seeks to reduce duplicate mobile contracts and help agencies manage their mobile service inventories, Federal Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung and …

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Tony Scott: $3B in Federal IT Systems to Become Obsolete by 2019

U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott estimates that more than $3 billion in information technology equipment currently used across the federal government will reach the end of their product lifecycle over the next three years, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Shaun Waterman writes Scott told audience at a Brocade-hosted federal forum held Tuesday in …

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Tony Scott: Gov’t Spends $3B on Maintenance Contracts for End-of-Life IT Products

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has said government agencies spend more than $3 billion on maintenance contracts for information technology products that are nearing retirement and no longer have available spare parts, service or patches, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Scott told Jason Miller in an interview at the ACT-IAC Management of Change …

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Tony Scott: Govt Seeks to Manage Old and New IT in Bimodal Environment

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has revealed the government’s plan to manage legacy and update-to-date information technology systems in what he calls a bimodal ecosystem, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Billy Mitchell writes the bimodal IT approach is part of the Obama administration’s proposed $3.1 billion IT Modernization Fund introduced by …

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Tony Scott: $3.1B Federal IT Fund Proposal Can Help Clarify Legacy System Statuses

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has said the proposed $3.1 billion in funds to update the government’s legacy information technology systems will change the appropriations process for federal IT, FCW reported Monday. Scott told an Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology forum in Arlington, Virginia that the current process to fund federal IT does …

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