Rob Klopp

Rob Klopp is the Chief Information Officer for the Social Security Administration. Rob’s started at the Agency as the CTO in January of 2015 and assumed the role of CIO and DC of Systems the following August. Rob was recruited by the United States Digital Services team specifically to support the Agency. Rob also publishes a popular blog on database technology: the Database Fog Blog; which can be found at http://skylandtech.net/. Full bio.

Modernizing Federal IT Part 5: Modernizing Software Architecture

This is the fifth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here. In the next three posts we will consider the problem of modernizing old legacy software. In this post we will start a discussion about why modernizing software is important and what is most important to think about first.

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