Financial Management for The Future: How Government Can Evolve to Meet the Demands of a Digital World

Initiatives directed and sponsored by Office of Management and Budget (OMB), General Services Administration (GSA), and the Treasury Department have provided the incentives and guidance necessary to build upon that progress. However, many agencies continue to face challenges meeting certain standards for accounting and reporting, and continue to use outdated financial systems that minimally support their financial performance and accountability. Moreover, some agencies still use legacy financial systems that feed their core Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

Angela Carrington

Angela Carrington, a Vice President and Partner, is currently the Quality and Delivery Excellence Leader for IBM Public Service, which includes Federal, State and Local, and Education.  She has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of financial management, project management, procurement and contracts management, budgeting, accounting and experience in delivering complex large-scale systems implementation and analytics programs.

What We Know Now: A Look into Lessons Learned Implementing Federal Financial Systems Projects

While the financial management community has made significant progress over the years, it continues to face challenges in meeting some of the basic standards for accounting and reporting. Many agencies currently use outdated financial systems that do not support their efforts to improve financial performance and accountability. Efforts made to improve financial systems through upgrades or replacement of current financial systems must be undertaken with planning and care.

Vice President
IBM Global Business Services
United States
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Angela Carrington, a Vice President and Partner, is currently the Quality and Delivery Excellence Leader for IBM Public Service, which includes Federal, State and Local, and Education.  She has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of financial management, project management, procurement and contracts management, budgeting, accounting and experience in delivering complex large-scale systems implementation and analytics programs.

Prior to Ms. Carrington’s current position, she was the Delivery Excellence leader for IBM's Defense and Intelligence Client Group.  She also served as the IBM Public Service Client Group Leader for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, and Foreign Affairs (USAID and State Department). 

Ms. Carrington received a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the George Washington University.  She holds certifications for Project Management Professional (PMP), Information Systems Audits (CISA), and Procurement and Contracts Management.  Ms. Carrington also holds badges for Agile Development and Design Thinking.

 

 

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