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.
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Director of GSA's Office of Strategic Programs - Office of Integrated Technology Services (ITS), General Services Administration (GSA)
Mark Day is Director of GSA's Office of Strategic Programs at the Office of Integrated Technology Services (ITS) in GSA's Federal Acquisition Service (FAS).
The Federal Acquisition Service provides buying platforms and acquisition services to Federal, State and Local governments for a broad range of items from office supplies to motor vehicles to information technology and telecommunications products and services.
In his current role as Director of Strategic Programs, Mr. Day manages GSA's strategic government-wide information technology programs, including responding to Executive Orders, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives and the changing needs of customer agencies. He oversees ITS' Center for GWAC Programs and Center for Strategic Solutions and Security Services. Mr. Day leads a highly skilled workforce that manages the Alliant, STARS, and VETS contracts as well as cloud contracts, SmartBUY, USAccess, and other strategic solution areas for government IT transformation.
Before coming to GSA's ITS, Mr. Day served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), where he focused on the re-compete of HUD's primary IT support contract. Prior to 2009, he was CTO of ManTech Information Systems and Technology. His prior government service includes nine years as Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) for IT, CTO, and Director of the Office of Technology Operations and Planning at EPA where he was the senior executive for EPA's fee for service IT operations and Clinger Cohen implementation.
Mr. Day is also an Adjunct Professor of Information Management in the Masters in Public Administration Program of the Public and International Affairs Department at George Mason University (1999 – present).