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.
Veterans Affairs CIO Roger Baker joined his CIO colleagues yesterday in providing an update on his agency’s progress in implementing OMB’s 25 Point Plan to Reform Federal IT Management.
“The VA IT enterprise consists of a nation-wide single, consolidated network, 314,000 desktop computers, 30,000 laptops, 18,000 blackberries and mobile devices, 200,000+ medical devices, and 448,000 email accounts,” Baker wrote. “It is because of the scale of the enterprise that we have been focused on executing the 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal IT.”
Highlights of Baker’s CIO.gov blog post: