Apr 12 2016

GITEC 2016: How the USDA Overcomes Challenges to Deliver IT

Joyce Hunter, the deputy CIO for policy and planning at the Agricluture Department, explains how USDA is a leader in FITARA implementation, the biggest challenges her agency faces and much more in this interview from the 2016 GITEC Summit.

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    Joyce Hunter, Deputy CIO, Agriculture Department

Video Highlights

  • USDA's push for to become compliant under FITARA, the 2014 law that is aimed at streamlining federal technology acquisition. 
  • The biggest IT challenges USDA faces, including cybersecurity, FITARA, modernization of legacy systems and applications and workforce planning.
  • IT modernization will remain a key trend, as agencies try to turn legacy systems into smaller and more agile applications.