FITARA compliance can help avoid negative situations by ensuring that agencies have a clear view of what software is being used. Visibility into the software environment allows CIOs and administrators to ensure that employees have the software they need, and that the agency is not paying for software that is not being used.
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Congress enacted FITARA to reduce waste and duplication in the acquisition and management of federal information technologies.
While a new year can bring about hope for change in many government happenings, there are still open ends from 2016 that will need to be refocused on in this next year.
During the hearing, DHS CIO Luke McCormack and State CIO Frontis Wiggins provided an inside look at what’s being done at their respective agencies to further FITARA implementation. This is what happened.
If you wander into the new IT landscape and need orientation, you’re not alone. How do we navigate this new environment so that we can get the programs we need? Let’s connect the dots.
Here are a few reasons why FITARA is really your friend – not your foe – and why you should consider getting onto the FITARA bandwagon.
A quick examination of the results of a GovLoop survey of 138 public sector professionals on issues related to FITARA helps illustrate why agencies are struggling so much with acquisition waste, duplication and, ultimately, poor governance.
One of the most challenging and potentially rewarding jobs in government tech has been without a permanent leader since February. But OPM is hoping to fill its CIO position by the end of the summer. GovLoop sat down with OPM's acting CIO and senior cyber adviser to get more details on the position.
Not happy with your agency's FITARA scorecard? Check out what agencies are doing right with FITARA implementation and learn a few ways they can improve.
Read about how monitoring agencies' progress in implementing FITARA is an asset to all.