Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act

Cyber, data center, EIS changes highlight FITARA 15

The latest Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard showed seven agencies improved their grades since last period and 17 stayed the same with USAID…

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Cyber grades bring down agencies’ scores in FITARA 14

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FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

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

The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on government operations released the 10th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard and no agency…

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More lawmakers getting on IT modernization bandwagon as House prepares 10th FITARA scorecard

Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) introduced a bill to codify the IT modernization Centers of Excellence initiative as part of a growing…

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Clarence Shields, an Army veteran, pickets with a small group of activists from the American Federation of Government Employees local 424 and the National Association of Government Employees local R3-19 during the coronavirus pandemic, outside the Baltimore VA Medical Center, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in Baltimore. The Department of Veterans Affairs is struggling with shortages of workers at its health care facilities as it cares for veterans infected with the novel coronavirus. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Thousands impacted as coronavirus takes toll on veterans, VA staff

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs is dealing with the pandemic crisis among veterans and the workers treating them.

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