The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on government operations released the 10th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard and no agency received a “F” or “D” grade for the first time.
A lawmaker on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, asked 10 agencies about each of their IT modernization strategies, systems in most need of modernization and other challenges.
Agencies expected to award 58 task orders under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract by March 31, but instead awarded 10, putting the $50 billion program on a path similar to the last telecommunications transition debacle.
The Mitre Corporation, which operates federally funded research and development centers, has set up a lab to explore mobile autonomous systems.
The General Services Administration kicked off a broad public effort this week aimed at modernizing the federal e-rulemaking process, as bots, fraudulent submissions and other mass campaigns have quickly overtaken the online notice and comment process.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new audit by the inspector general found the Office of Personnel Management’s financial management systems lack some basic cybersecurity protections.
NASCIO host Tennessee CIO Stephanie Dedmon explained her role at this year’s annual fall conference and highlighted her state’s 2020 priorities. Plus former GAO IT leader Dave Powner explained how federal government can learn valuable lessons from state IT experiences, all on Ask the CIO: SLED Edition.
OMB, the CIO Council and GAO are revamping the FITARA scorecard to include metrics around citizen services, customer satisfaction and mission delivery.
Stakeholders weighing in on rollout of the data strategy said building a workforce that can keep pace with the scope of the problem and the rate of change in technology stands out as one of the most daunting challenges.
The Professional Services Council, an industry association, asked the Senate Appropriations Committee to limit the type of work Federally-Funded Research and Development Centers can do for DoD.