Too often government strategic plans neglect legislative and regulatory requirements imposed on the agencies. Rightly the focus is on opportunities to modernize and participate in new models technical transformations can offer. For the Federal Mobility Strategy to be successful, it must be implementable without unduly exposing agencies to legal and administrative risks. Legal and regulatory requirements for security, ...more »
Following suit with how the other official Lines of Businesses operate, make Mobility Shared Service Centers that truly become experts in acquiring, managing, deploying, repairing, etc mobile technology. These shared service centers could aggregate volume of purchasing to get better pricing, and could "field" this technology in support of their peer agencies.
There is a great need to establish a standardization of processes for evaluating Government Contracts and the use of Software contained in the contracts. Specific guidelines need to be established for Shareware, freeware, source code, monitoring and control, testing, configuration management and Quality at Government contract sites. There is too much variation and unknown content in source code that is causing sustainment ...more »