Government Matters: Adequate Budgets Critical for Tackling Urgent IT Priorities, Says Former GAO Director

March 10, 2021
Dave Powner, executive director of MITRE's Center for Data-Driven Policy and director of strategic engagement and partnerships, talks with Government Matters TV, highlighting how adequate budgets are critical for tackling urgent IT priorities.
He also said that Technology Modernization Fund helps, but we need to get away from flat budgets to truly tackle urgent IT priorities.
Powner discussed how cybersecurity and legacy modernization are the two biggest challenges facing chief information officers.
He also talked about how priorities for agency CIOs are to get to know the business leaders and have a strong relationship with the chief financial officer.

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