Mallory Barg Bulman: How agencies can update outdated technology
August 23, 2017 8:34 am
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U.S. nuclear forces have become top of mind lately in the standoff with North Korea. Coordination of those forces relies on some very old information technology. Rumor has it strategic command still uses 8-inch floppy disks. Stories of systems at Veterans Affairs and the IRS are legend. Now the Partnership for Public Service and Accenture have put together some advice for getting this situation off the dime. Mallory Barg Bulman, the vice president for research and evaluation at the partnership, provides details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
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