Modernizing the federal government’s aging legacy systems is a top priority of the Office of Management and Budget, Congress, and just about every agency.
However, identifying, prioritizing and successfully executing modernization projects remains a consistent challenge across the government.
Public Spend Forum and Censeo Consulting Group launched a joint study to explore the root causes hindering modernization efforts across federal agencies. In our first look at the initial findings, we focused on the impact of structural risk aversion on managerial decisions around IT modernization projects. In this article, we focus on another interesting finding from the survey: the role of incumbent vendors in determining the modernization solution.
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