This week, Johnny Barnes, our Public Sector Chief Technology Officer, shared details about a tool that has helped many commercial and government users migrate to a consolidated environment – reducing risk, speeding results, and saving money.
We estimate that through a combination of spending reforms
of entitlement programs, eliminating low-priority programs,
and adopting commercial best practices in government
operations, the federal government can save $1–1.5 trillion
over five years and up to $2–3 trillion over ten years.
To encourage industry-driven, competitive solutions, CIOs should focus on “what” rather than “how”. 5E decision framework is a methodical approach to identifying IT consolidation targets. With no reprieve from budget deficits and greater investment scrutiny, 5E additionally allows CIOs to formulate a strong business case. This post explores Expenditure- the first of the five Es.
Unless agencies undertake a strategic approach to IT consolidation, they are likely to end up worse-off post-consolidation than pre-consolidation. This post explores some key activities that are vital to long term success of agencies’ transition to a new environment.