Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA)
GSA awards MetTel $230M in EIS task orders to modernize data, voice services
The agency was only 34% of the way toward completing its telecommunications modernization as of Monday.
VA legislation in Senate promises closer oversight of IT projects
The bill would task the CIO to create strategic planning on IT projects that would be reviewed by Congress and other officials to increase oversight of the VA's IT portfolio.
Federal data science reskilling program coming soon, Roat says
Maria Roat said a new data science training program is launching later this month.
FITARA grades mostly hold, improve amid agencies shift to remote work
IT modernization scores were generally strong as agencies accelerate, but cybersecurity remains a gap area.
Lawmakers question SBA technology investments after loan system outages
The Small Business Administration proposed replacing E-Tran by 2015, but in 2020 the loan system continues to be updated in lieu of modernization.
Adopting agile mindsets can help agencies ace their FITARA scorecards
In this contributed op-ed, Red Hat's David Egts explains how agencies can develop core agile principles to make their modernization efforts worthy of an “A” grade.