Some agencies spending 90-percent of IT budget on legacy systems — report
October 21, 2016
Some agencies are spending 90 percent or more of their IT budgets on operations and maintenance, the report released last week found.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The CIA launched an enhanced and redesigned online gallery to highlight the agency’s museum and its collection.
The online exhibit shares how some technologies developed for CIA ultimately benefited the public. For example, battery-technology advances led to new and efficient means to power medical devices and consumer goods—like pacemakers and digital cameras—and technology developed to help analyze satellite imagery now aids radiologists in comparing digital x-ray images for the detection of breast cancer, the agency said.
“Our virtual museum encourages visitors to explore in their own way information and artifacts—some recently declassified, and we designed it with a variety of users in mind,” said CIA Museum Director Toni Hiley.
The CIA said the site aims to use trends trends in contemporary museum web design, the museum site has something for “skimmers” who want to look for basic information and facts quickly. “Swimmers” who want additional information can access more history, artifacts, descriptions, and photographs. For “divers” who want even more detail, the site provides links to other articles and material on CIA.gov.