Expo Floor Keynotes/Plenary Sessions

(K3) Legacy IT: Keep It or Kick It? — SSA, DISA and DOT

06/08/16

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Robert Klopp

Chief Information Officer and Deputy Commissioner for Systems

Social Security Administration

Jason Martin

Services Directorate Executive, Implementation and Sustainment Center

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Adam Mazmanian

Adam Mazmanian

Executive Editor

FCW

Richard McKinney

Chief Information Officer

Department of Transportation

In this year's budget request, the White House proposed a $3.1 billion revolving IT modernization fund for agencies to upgrade legacy technology. Whatever becomes of this request, it reflects the reality that many agencies have been slow to take advantage of recent advances IT. Instead, they are relying on outdated systems that increasingly are not up to the task. This session will explore what is holding agencies back—and what it will take to make modernization a reality.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore what is holding agencies back
  • Explore what it will take to make modernization a reality