Richard Spires

FITARA

With FITARA 15 hearing set, suggestions for improving the scorecard

A group of former agency chief information officers and other technology executives is offering some specific suggestions for how to evolve the FITARA…

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FITARA

FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

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Richard Spires

Recommendations for how the Biden administration can improve federal IT (Part II)

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

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Federal News Radio

Allen to leave after 14 years at the helm of ACT-IAC

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Lawmakers ‘baffled’ by state of DHS’ human resources IT

Reps. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) and J. Luis Correa (D-Calif.) expressed their “continued frustration” with the Homeland Security Department’s rollout of a unified…

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30 ways to improve federal IT reform efforts

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…

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Understanding why some federal IT projects take so long

Federal IT Dashboard data compiled exclusively for Federal News Radio shows the average time it takes an agency to complete an IT program to is 1,018 days and the average cost is $23.2 million per program. Both of these data points demonstrate the need to change how CIOs and mission owners measure project success.

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