Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA)

Congress should exempt Pentagon from Clinger-Cohen Act, panel says

by Billy Mitchell • 23 hours ago

The Section 809 Panel argues in a new report that Congress should exempt DOD from the Clinger-Cohen Act provisions under Title 40 of the U.S. code.

4 takeaways from the latest FITARA Scorecard hearing

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

Agencies are improving in their IT management and acquisition — but there's still work to be done, lawmakers said.

FITARA Scorecard 7.0: Agencies take big steps forward with software licensing

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

The latest iteration of the so-called FITARA shows an upward trend for agencies, due in large part to improvements in software licensing.

Plan to elevate Federal CIO passes in House

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

The CIO would become a presidentially appointed position that reports directly the Office of Management and Budget director, instead of the deputy director.

CIOs still don’t have full visibility into IT investment decisions, GAO says

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

A new report has found that several of federal government’s largest departments still don’t have policies in place to inform CIOs of IT budgeting.

CIOs are doing their jobs, even when there’s no policy to do so

by Carten Cordell • 6 months ago

According to GAO, "officials from most agencies stated that their CIOs are implementing the responsibilities even when not required in policy."

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