Sheena Burrell, chief information officer at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and a voting board member of the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) run by the General Services Administration (GSA), said today that the fund is seeing a lot of interest from Federal agencies in zero trust security-related projects.
Legislation introduced in the House today by Reps. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., and Gerry Connolly, D-Va., would amend the 2017 Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Reform Act to reauthorize the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) for another five years – though 2030 – and make changes for agency repayments to the fund with the aim of keeping TMF sustainable for the longer term.
The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on July 13 to approve a spending bill that would claw back from the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) $290 million of money that was approved by Congress for TMF in prior years.
The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) announced five new investments today totaling about $50.5 million to help five Federal agencies improve their digital customer experience (CX) and enhance their data protection efforts.
The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) is due to get no new funding in fiscal year 2024 under the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) appropriations bill approved today by the House Appropriations Committee’s Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee.
The leaders of the House Oversight and Accountability Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation are planning to introduce legislation that would revamp the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), and are also considering the addition of a legacy IT modernization category to the FITARA Scorecard.
The Department of Transportation (DoT) has received its first-ever Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) award worth $6.43 million to use in helping to upgrade tech at the agency’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) component, according to DoT Chief Information Officer (CIO) Cordell Schachter.
The Biden administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2024 budget request issued today by the White House features a proposed $200 million addition to the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), and a 4.9 percent annual budget increase for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) said today it approved $40.6 million of new funding to three Federal agencies for projects that will improve cybersecurity, and also help boost citizen service.
The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) said today it will make $14.6 million of new funding awards to build and improve digital services at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).
The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) is looking to invest in Federal agency IT modernization projects that can yield incremental and measurable progress over the shorter term, as well as over the life of the project, a fund official said last week.
The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) today announced a nearly $2 million investment to modernize the U.S. AbilityOne Commission’s Procurement List Information Management System (PLIMS) software.
Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana told House lawmakers today that she envisions promising payoffs over the next year from Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) investments spurred by Congress’s $1 billion cash infusion into the fund last year.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a decision today stating that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Services Administration (GSA) have the authority to reduce reimbursement requirements on agencies that receive Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) awards, but can’t waive the reimbursement requirement completely.
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The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) today announced $94.94 million of new project funding to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to advance network security projects.
Draft fiscal year 2023 spending legislation released by the House Appropriations Committee today contains $100 million of new money for the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) – far below the $300 million asked for by President Biden earlier this year in his FY2023 budget request.
Federal CIO Clare Martorana today published the Biden administration’s Information Technology Operating Plan that ties together the efforts of four big Federal tech programs and offices into the administration’s goals to improve citizen service and cybersecurity, among other goals.
Raylene Yung, Executive Director of the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) administered by the General Services Administration (GSA), said today that the TMF Board has coming before it funding proposals that are nearing the final stages of development and that could total a “few hundred million” of funding support from TMF.
The Alliance for Digital Innovation (ADI) is pressing congressional appropriators to provide more money in Fiscal Year 2023 budget legislation for primary sources of Federal agency IT modernization funding, including the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), along with the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Citizen Services Fund (FCSF).
Democrats on the House Government Operations Subcommittee, along with hearing witnesses, today called for more money for the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) as the fund’s remaining balance of about $750 million will likely be depleted by the end of this year.
The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) today announced $13.5 million of new project funding to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to improve citizen service through better records delivery, and to the Agriculture Department (USDA) to speed cybersecurity improvement efforts.
A bipartisan group of senators consisting of Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Steve Daines, R-Mt., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., are asking the Senate Appropriations Committee to add at least $300 million to the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
Several industry groups have written to Congress urging the allocation of additional funding for technology modernization across the Federal government as part of the fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget and by meeting or exceeding the budget request for the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) for 2023.