DOD claims increasing cost savings and efficiencies through IT consolidation initiatives

By Justin Doubleday / March 25, 2020 at 12:03 PM
The Defense Department claims it will recoup nearly $1 billion in fiscal year 2021 through its various "IT cost savings initiatives," as defense officials look to consolidate IT infrastructure and services across the department's "fourth estate" agencies and field activities, according to new budget documents. DOD projects it will save $647 million in FY-20 through the initiative, up from the $342 million saved in FY-19, according to the department's information technology budget overview released this week. The figures represent "realized...

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