Casey Coleman,Â group vice president of Unisys‘ federal civilian business, has said she observed manyÂ agencies prioritizingÂ digital government initiativesÂ since the White HouseÂ issued a road map for digital services deliveryÂ in May 2012.
SheÂ wrote in a guest piece published Tuesday on the Federal Times the White House’sÂ Building a 21st Century Digital Government framework calls forÂ agenciesÂ to disseminateÂ and secure information withÂ web-based or mobile technologies,Â create an online resources portal for third-partyÂ developers andÂ develop standards to make government dataÂ open orÂ machine-readable.
According to Coleman, agencies have moved from familiarization to implementation andÂ technology has matured over the past four years.
SheÂ alsoÂ believes thatÂ hybrid infrastructure, digital environment security, data analytics, information technology service management, end-user support, application services andÂ mobility support are key for a digital government project.
“The ability of IT staff to quickly develop and deploy new solutions will enable agencies to keep pace with accelerating technological change,” she noted.
“And the ability to collect and analyze the enormous amounts of data will generate insights for improving the mission capabilities of civilian employees and government systems.”