2021 budget

Senate NDAA wants Pentagon to improve IT systems that handle business management


The first move in the fiscal 2021 NDAA season has been made by the Senate. It includes some IT and cyber provision, although the summary is a long way from becoming law.

The military’s biggest hurdle to modernization? It’s already doing a lot of other things.


There is "breathtaking demand that we face worldwide," says Army Sectary McCarthy, echoing the sentiments of his peers atop the Navy and Air Force.

Commerce CIO wants ‘a little more rigor’ in agency IT budgeting


Also: NewPay receiving $20 million would be nice, but only if other agencies have the resources to share the service, says the initiative's director.

‘Night courts’ come to the Navy as it seeks $40B reinvest in priorities like digital modernization


The Navy's No. 1 wants to find $40 billion to reinvest in modernizing the force, including digital and IT transformations, according to a new memo.

Trump budget touts funding for AI and quantum but proposes slashing federal R&D by $13.8B


Within the White House fiscal 2021 proposal is funding for various "industries of the future" like $25 million to build the "national quantum internet."

White House once again requests $150 million for TMF


The executive branch requested $150 million for fiscal 2020 as well, but ended up getting $25 million.