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.
Last week, FedScoop hosted a private reception honoring the organizers and past winners of the March of Dimes annual Heroines in Technology awards that recognize and honor women in the technology field who exemplify volunteer service in the community.
The reception, hosted by FedScoop CEO Goldy Kamali, was held to gain awareness for the annual awards program organized by the National Capitol Area Chapter of the March of Dimes.
The March of Dimes is currently accepting award nominations from now through July 13 for this year's program, which will be held November 9, 2012, at the Hilton McLean of Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.
Finalists will be recognized and winners announced in the following categories: Rising Heroine, Individual Heroine, Corporate Heroine, AFCEA International Government Heroine and Lifetime Achievement Heroine.
Previous winners include Amazon’s Teresa Carlson, Lockheed Martin’s Linda Gooden, NASA Deputy CIO Deborah Diaz, Transformation Systems Inc’s Marta Wilson, the Defense Logistics Agency’s Katherine Hollis, D.C. Chief of Police Cathy Lanier, SBA Deputy Administrator Marie Johns and Sapient’s Teresa Bozzelli.
To learn more about the program or nominate a Heroine in Technology visit the March of Dimes website.