“Most Federal agencies have undertaken IT modernization efforts intending to change the way IT shops are structured to deliver services to support the mission. Although the benefits of modernization are clear, Federal CIOs agree that agencies still struggle to make these changes.
Guy Cavallo, the CIO for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), [said] that communication is a key foundational priority in IT modernization efforts. Additionally, Cavallo explained that proper IT modernization efforts also need the right positions and the right teams in place. At OPM this was step one, he said.
‘We created different positions like the chief data architect and chief data officer positions to help transform our agency architecture and move away from legacy architecture,’ Cavallo said…” Read the full article here.
Source: Federal CIOs Building a Foundation for Successful IT Modernization – By Lisbeth Perez, May 3, 2022. MeriTalk.