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Recommendation: To ensure effective management and modernization of HUD's IT environment, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development should direct the department's Chief Information Officer to define the scope, implementation strategy, and schedule of its overall modernization approach, with related goals and measures for effectively overseeing the effort.
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development Status: Open Priority recommendation
Comments: As of April 2017, the department reported that it was in phase 2 of a 4-phase application assessment initiative expected to address this recommendation. In July 2018, the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) reported that the goal of the Chief Technology Officer's ongoing technical assessment of HUD's IT environment was to identify gaps and develop an implementation strategy and approach to establish a modernization roadmap by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018. Specifically, OCIO noted that the plan was intended to inform HUD's development of high-level department-wide plans for modernizing HUD systems. As of March 2019, OCIO reported that it had drafted the modernization roadmap and that the Chief Technology Officer was reviewing and verifying roadmap information with the program offices. However, as of May 2019, HUD had not yet provided plans outlining the scope, implementation strategy, and schedule for modernizing IT.