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.
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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.
Learn about how FITARA is doing as an enterprise.
FITARA holds great promise for federal technology procurement, including HR technology. By assuring the communication lines between HR and IT remain open, the odds of FITARA success at your agency will greatly improve.
Department of Transportation CIO Richard McKinney is serious about getting a handle on IT spending departmentwide. So much so that he put a 120-day freeze on technology purchasing until component CIOs share with him their spending plans for the year and show how those plans align with DoT’s larger IT vision.
Recently, GovLoop’s Christopher Dorobek moderated a panel of government IT experts, hosted by the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM). Parts of the panel discussion around the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) will be on today’s DorobekINSIDER. Last year, a new law – FITARA – was passed to help government better spendRead… Read more »
The first FITARA scorecards were released earlier this month by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Information Technology, and the results weren’t great.
Today’s leaders rely heavily on data-driven decision making to solve complex problems that have a direct impact on their businesses and their missions. Stakeholder concerns regarding the successful operation of their organization typically revolve around so much more than just data quality that it’s oftentimes overlooked. In reality, data quality is one of the most… Read more »