Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA)
FITARA scores mostly stay firm, with TMF and cyber EO changes looming
A total of 18 agencies maintained their grades, four improved them and two saw downgrades, but the next scorecard could get a facelift.
Effective application rationalization eludes agencies
Too often chief information officers lack the data they need to make informed decisions about app inventories.
Technology Modernization Fund use may be worked into the FITARA scorecard
The suggestion comes as concern mounts over just how quickly the $1 billion injected into the fund last month will be spent.
Report: OMB should devise a new server-use metric for agency data centers
Agencies currently report underused servers based on their own definitions, which ignores their progress toward efficiency goals, according to GAO.
The pandemic isn’t the only thing pushing CIOs to modernize IT
Many needs predate the global crisis, according to the Professional Services Council, and will need attention moving forward.
FITARA grades hold steady almost a year into pandemic
All agencies managed to ace the software licensing metric, resulting in its retirement in favor of one gauging their telecommunications transitions.