Message from Steve Galvan

IT Modernization:  A Ten Step Execution Roadmap

IT modernization is crucial for cost savings, security, and mission. It requires sound communication, socialization, and collaboration within each Agency. The ten step CIO action plan laid out below is a roadmap for modernization which will lead to early successes which can then lead to impactful and transformative results.

  1. Assess the current situation using prior internal reviews, OIG, GAO, and Congressional reports. Consider Presidential priorities, mandates and IT modernization plans that leverage cutting-edge technologies.
  2. Refocus the overall IT vision with a primary emphasis on leadership and sound Governance with essential peer communication and outreach to stakeholders.
  3. Develop personal working relationships with Agency leadership and program office heads to garner support for the IT vision and strategy.
  4. Meet with OMB staff and leadership to discuss the IT vision and plans.
  5. Meet with key congressional members as appropriate, along with appropriations and oversight committee staff.
  6. Review IT and Agency dashboards to determine if they are measuring relevant metrics aligned to modernization.
  7. Ensure the Governance processes are robust enough for initiatives such as lower cost Cloud Services, a Digital backbone, TMF, Agile, Shared Services, Cybersecurity, and other modernization initiatives.
  8. Use Analytics for more effective programs and cost savings.
  9. Adopt innovative technologies such as RPA and other AI to help enterprise risk management and enhance performance.
  10. Justify increased funding levels by demonstrating quick wins and using the Technology Business Management framework for value-based cost transparency.
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