Matt Lira

IT Centers of Excellence program is signed into law


The legislation codifies an IT modernization program that the General Services Administration already has been investing in.

White House adviser floats idea of CXOs at agencies


CIOs largely oversee digital user experience currently, but that could change, says Matt Lira, if agencies had customer experience officers (CXOs).

2018 in review: The year of the Centers of Excellence


The initiative that aims to "accelerate" IT modernization across government by creating central repositories for "best practices" officially got underway this year.

Matt Lira says the Centers of Excellence initiative is ‘crushing it’


Could this be the "enterprise-level, agency-wide transformation" tool the government needs? Lira thinks so.

USDA releases RFQs for Phase II of its IT Modernization Centers of Excellence


USDS has big plans for data center consolidation and cloud migration.

Here’s what year two of Coding it Forward’s Civic Digital Fellowship looks like


This summer the program is looking to establish itself firmly within the federal government's "innovation family."