GAO: Some agencies with decades-old IT systems still have no plans for upgrades

FedScoop: A Government Accountability Office checkup of legacy IT systems found that in some cases, agencies don’t have modernization plans for aging technology that performs critical functions.

The departments of Education, Transportation and Health and Human Services were among the agencies with the most glaring examples. The GAO found that all three have not yet drawn up plans to upgrade specific IT systems that have been around for decades and rely on outdated hardware and software.

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