Contrary to the opinions of some, the federal government is not an IT dinosaur, according to an article in Morning Consult.
While there are challenges to modernizing government systems while continuing to deliver services based on legacy systems, old myths of agencies staying perpetually behind the times are unfounded.
From the article:
There’s no denying that agencies must grapple with adapting legacy systems for present-day operations, but not at the expense of innovation. By re-envisioning an agile and automated foundation for IT infrastructure through virtualized data centers, networks and computing power, government agencies can minimize the attention and resources they dedicate to operational maintenance and can further emphasize innovation across the enterprise.
Read the full article: ‘Mythbusting’ concerns that federal IT can’t innovate | Morning Consult