Why IT Consolidation Isn’t Even Close to Doomed

You may already be familiar with my ongoing frustration with Andrea DiMaio, and his relentless effort to ensure that government IT staff around the world is afraid of failure, change, and the future. This pessimism, especially coming from Gartner, contributes to the culture of conservatism and risk-aversion that confounds the same reforms he claims to … Continue reading Why IT Consolidation Isn’t Even Close to Doomed

The future of the government forges

The GSA is currently planning forge.gov, which is widely assumed to be based on forge.mil, the much-discussed collaboration platform from the Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA. forge.mil is a pretty incredible idea: a single destination for testing, certification, and software development in the Defense Department. It sounds obvious, but the idea remains revolutionary. For … Continue reading The future of the government forges