Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee say the Pentagon pulled $15 billion worth of spending on technology projects under the national security system umbrella leading to less transparency and a poor FITARA grade.
In today's Federal Newscast, two Senators introduce legislation to the Veterans Affairs Department address its 45,000 vacancies.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will release the fourth Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) report card June 13 detailing agency progress in implementing the 2015 law.
Reducing the improper payment rate and making better IT acquisition decisions are among the Government Accountability Office's top suggestions to find ways to run the government for less. Agencies shoulder much of the work, but Congress also has its role to play.
Frontis Wiggins, the State Department’s chief information officer, said he wants to set specific rules around IT management and acquisition, but give agency offices flexibility too as part of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act implementation effort.
The Government Accountability Office brought in 13 experts on federal technology last fall to have a frank discussion about what’s working and what’s not with the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.
Shawn Campbell, the vice president of product management for SafeNet Assured Technologies, makes the case for agencies to use encryption to better secure data as they are getting their networks in better shape.
Accelera Solutions Executive Vice President Terrill Andrews and company president and COO Steve Weiss join host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss how their company can help your agency during its transition to the cloud. April 4, 2017
Richard McKinney, who spent three years at DoT’s chief information officer, said he took advantage of the IT reform law to help reshape how the agency oversees and manages technology.
FBI Chief Information Officer Gordon Bitko said there’s nothing wrong with technology-driven innovations that help employees perform their missions. The problem is the lack of coordination from on high.
Sources confirmed CIOs from State, DHS, EPA and OPM and the CTO from VA talked a variety of issues with the Trump transition team toward the end of Obama administration.
After the Modernizing Government Technology Act fell short in the 114th Congress, lawmakers and industry officials have high expectations for the bill this session.
Before leaving the Obama administration, Tony Scott, the federal CIO, released a report for the next administration to better understand the past, current and potential future of technology in agencies.
NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Allen Federal President Larry Allen join host Mark Amtower on this week's Amtower Off Center to discuss SEWP activity in 2016 and how GWACs help CIOs with FITARA. January 9, 2017