Office of Technology Assessment

Report to Congress: You have (most of) the tech capacity you need

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

Congress' best avenue toward increased science and technology capacity lies in enhancing the capabilities of the advisers it already has , according to a new report.

While the Office of Technology Assessment awaits comeback, lawmakers already have tweaks for it

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation would make tweaks to OTA's existing statute to make the office more "accessible" and "responsive to Members' needs."

Resurrection of congressional tech office gets another stamp of approval

by Jackson Barnett • 4 months ago

The Office of Technology Assessment gets another boost from a list of recommendations on upgrading the House's technology.

Industry groups and activists urge Senate to support funding for OTA in 2020

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

The House Appropriations Committee advanced a draft bill, which currently includes $6 million to relaunch the office, on Thursday.

Former Congress members throw support behind Office of Technology Assessment revival

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

"I think we've all been embarrassed by the way Congress fails to understand technology," former Congressman Vic Fazio said Wednesday.

GAO creates new team to ‘enhance and expand’ science and technology work

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

The Science, Technology Assessment and Analytics team is a "more prominent" home for the congressional agency's federal tech audits and assessments.

TwitterFacebookLinkedInRedditGoogle Gmail