Month: March 2010

Federal IT Budget 2010 – OMB

As of March 30th 2010. This keeps changing, they have quarterly refresh.

Only “major” investments reported to OMB. From the reported data it is evident that 50% of the investment categorized under “minor” goes unreported. This means nearly 50 % of the total IT Budget of $74.2 Billion for some ¬†reason does not qualify to be reported promoting transparency.

Federal IT Budget 2010 in Billions
Agency Major Minor Total
DOD 9.6 23.42 33.02
DHS 4.9 1.3 6.2
HHS 2.3 3.66 5.96
DOC 2.1 1.52 3.62
TREASURY 2.3 0.76 3.06
DOT 2.4 0.61 3.01
DOJ 2 0.86 2.86
VA 2.6 0.23 2.83
USDA 1.4 0.94 2.34
ENERGY 1.6 0.52 2.12
OTHERS 7.3 1.88 9.18
TOTAL 38.5 35.7 74.2

Investments Reported By Agencies to OMB

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Implicate Order as Ontology – Descriptive Mechanism for System of Systems

Past is your Enemy

Changing patterns. Moving targets. Contending objectives. Subjective Strategies. Difficult to align objective actions. Probabilistically Deterministic. High Occurrence of Random events.

When System Behavior Characterized by Cartesian Dilemma.

Then “Implicate Order” as Ontology is the answer¬†: Probabilistic Ontology

EA Value Measurement ! ! ?

Is EA Value Measurement an abstract value , a victim of perception illusion or it is something that can be tangibly derived?

WHAT DO YOU THINK ?

Enterprise Architecture Maturity Model Framework (Federal) – EA Value Measurement

EAMMF - SRINIDHI BORAY

If the Agencies are scored with this Scoring Mechanism, then barely any Agency will go past score 2. How hopeless is the situation with regards to OCIO Planning, when more transparency and accountability is being demanded.