Hurd says new Appropriations role ‘widens focus’ on federal IT
The Texas Republican will continue to ask agency officials questions about IT management on his new committee.
GSA strikes governmentwide virtual computing deal with Dell EMC
The agreement, negotiated under the FITARA Enhancement Program, provides agencies with virtualization technology under a single contract with tiered rates.
Pentagon needs departmentwide software rationalization strategy, IG says
The Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force don't have consistent processes in place for software rationalization.
IRS CIO improperly delegated key IT spending responsibilities, watchdog says
A Treasury Department internal watchdog said that the IRS was not complying with FITARA in delegating responsibilities that are supposed to go to the CIO.
CIOs need to be let off the chain for IT modernization, Suzette Kent says
The Federal CIO says the freedom should extend to "technology direction, authority to hire skills that are needed, authority to manage the budget and the opportunity to sit at the table with agency and government leadership."
Hurd: FITARA Scorecard, MGT Act up for discussion at IT Subcommittee hearing
The FITARA Scorecard, Hurd explained, needs to evolve.