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3 takeaways from FITARA 13

The 13th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard hearing offered some ideas for future ways to measure agency IT modernization progress.

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FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

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USPS delivers 100M mail-in ballots, authorizes ‘extraordinary measures’ to local management

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CIO reporting, working capital funds remain outliers in agency IT modernization progress

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Amelia Brust, Federal News NetworkBill Zielinski, Maria Roat, Brendan Johnson, Small Business Administration

GSA’s e-commerce initiative strained by new protests, questions over supply chain risks

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Risk is high that GSA’s latest telecom contract suffers same fate as last two

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GSA, Education, USAID receive ‘As’ on FITARA scorecard

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FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of one month or more is 50 percent higher now than it was a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the Department of Veterans Affairs, The New York Times reported Saturday, June 20, 2015, online ahead of its Sunday editions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

VA’s plans for maintaining VistA spark cost concerns for new electronic health record

Veterans Affairs says it will spend nearly $5 billion over next 10 years to maintain legacy electronic health record while implementing a separate, multi-billion-dollar…

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Federal CIO: Limited TMF funding shrinks scope of IT modernization projects

New guidance from OMB this week prioritizes the optimization of existing data centers over further consolidation.

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GAO’s top 10 legacy IT systems again confirms the slow progress of modernization

GAO ranked 10 federal systems in most need of modernization and they range from 8-to-51 years old and cost about $337 million annually to maintain.

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