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FY21 IT Budget Breakdown: What to Watch


This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


The fiscal 2021 budget request represents an important signal of the administration’s priorities and initiatives. In this webinar, Bloomberg Government analysts Laura Criste and Chris Cornillie will break down:

  • President Trump’s request of $92.2 billion for unclassified information technology projects
  • The White House’s top IT priorities and policies
  • Federal agencies’ top new IT projects in fiscal 2021 are
  • Which IT projects are migrating to the cloud in fiscal 2021
  • How the budget will impact spending in key markets like artificial intelligence and cybersecurity


Laura Criste
  • Federal Market Analyst
  • Bloomberg Government

Laura Criste is a federal market analyst with Bloomberg Government. Criste specializes in cybersecurity, IT budget, and IT modernization. Previously, she was an analyst at ANSER’s homeland security federally funded R&D center. There, she informed homeland security strategy, including the 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, by examining activities, mandates, budgets, and threats. Laura has a bachelor’s degree in economics and physics from the University of Virginia and a masters in operations research from George Mason University. Follow me @Laura_Criste.

Chris Cornillie
  • Federal Market Analyst
  • Bloomberg Government

Chris Cornillie is a federal market analyst with Bloomberg Government. Cornillie provides expert analysis on articifical intelligence, cloud, and IT modernization. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he specialized in cybersecurity and information technology at Gartner, a leading advisory and consulting firm, and at Atlantic Media and the Aspen Institute. Chris received a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. Follow me @ChrisCornillie.