IT Innovation Adoption
ITAPS urges states to adopt an innovation strategy that can lead to ongoing positive disruption and modernization of the state’s IT enterprise by bringing the user-centric design found in the private sector to state government. Adopting emerging IT solutions in the digital business of state government can unify the state’s presence under a single brand, deliver operational efficiencies, enhance revenue flows, and reduce costs to the state.
ITAPS recommends that states apply technology solutions that are business-friendly and protect taxpayer’s investments. In this framework, ITAPS has supported state legislation such as “cloud first: policies that have the potential to transform state enterprise systems and modernize government operations.
ITAPS Federal IT Priorities in a Trump Administration (December 16, 2016)
ITAPS letter on Federal IT Priorities in a Trump Administration.
ITAPS Senate Letter on MGT Act (November 16, 2016)
ITAPS letter to Senators on the Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016 (MGT Act) urging lawmakers to pass the legislation before the end of the 114th Congress.
Tech’s Legislative Priorities for the 115th Congress: A Blueprint for American Innovation (January 11, 2017)
The start of the 115th Congress and the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20th present Washington with the opportunity to address the economic concerns voiced by voters last ...
NDAA Splits the Baby, and That’s Good News for Military Innovation (December 20, 2016)
The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (FY 2017 NDAA) is arguably the most ambitious overhaul of the Department of Defense (DOD) since the Goldwater-Nichols reforms of 1986. After thirty ...
Houston We Have A Problem: Texas Senate Bill 20 Proves to be an IT Mistake (August 15, 2016)
The IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, has submitted written testimony for a hearing being held in Austin today urging the Texas legislature to revisit Senate Bill 20, which made ...
A Word of Caution on Category Management (August 11, 2016)
The Obama Administration has put a greater emphasis on improving government information technology (IT) and digital services than any other presidential administration in our history. We had a glimpse ...
Start Up Life Meets the Compliance Riddled Federal IT Market for 18F and USDS (June 22, 2016)
I recently testified before a joint hearing of the House Oversight Committee Subcommittees on IT and Government Operations alongside government and industry representatives on the roles of the General ...
ITAPS on McCain Defense Budget Proposal (January 17, 2017)
WASHINGTON—The IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, released the following statement today from Director of National Security Jonathan Clifford welcoming a proposal for the 2018 defense ...
Technology Experts offer President-elect Trump Ideas to Improve Vulnerable Government Cybersecurity (December 16, 2016)
WASHINGTON—In a letter sent to President-elect Donald Trump today, the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) a division of ITI, representing leading technology and service provider companies who work closely ...
Idaho Acts to Improve State Government’s Access to Technology (December 16, 2016)
WASHINGTON—Today the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI representing leading government technology and service provider companies, welcomed a decision by the state of Idaho that will ...
ITAPS Urges Senate to Pass Modernizing Government Technology Act in Lame Duck (November 16, 2016)
WASHINGTON – The IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, released the following letter today sent to Senate leadership from Senior Vice President for the Public Sector Trey Hodgkins, ...
ITAPS Calls for Senate to Act After House Passes Federal IT Modernization Bill (September 22, 2016)
WASHINGTON – The IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, called on Senators to act on federal information technology (IT) modernization after the House of Representatives today unanimously ...