Grown Up and Groundbreaking: Welcome to 2021

By Lawrence O’Connor Business leaders around the globe are asking themselves, how will 2021 be different? What are the opportunities? What threats may emerge? Critically, how can we apply lessons learned in 2020 to become stronger and more effective?  The pandemic was unexpected but our company’s reaction to it was not. If anything, it solidified our posture of preparedness. If […]

NetCentrics CIO Jim DeBardi offers consolidation insight

NetCentrics CIO, Jim DeBardi, recently published an article in FCW, offering four recommendations for federal agencies looking to modernize via consolidation. Between scope, prioritization, staffing/leadership, process, and data-integrity demands, there are a number of challenges agencies must consider and overcome in order to successfully consolidate. In his article, Jim offers four steps that agency leaders should consider before starting down the consolidation path.

5 things to think about when modernizing agency IT

With the Modernizing Government Technology Act heading to passage as part of the final National Defense Authorization Act and the administration’s pending release of its IT Modernization report, it’s a matter of when — not if — federal agencies will modernize. Given that, it’s important that the government and industry understand what IT modernization really means and how it can be achieved. Here are five considerations that federal agencies and CIOs should think about.