U.S. Agency for International Development
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.
Most agencies don’t use FedRAMP to authorize all cloud services
Despite the Office of Management and Budget's requirement to the contrary, the agency doesn't "effectively monitor" agencies' compliance, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Lawmakers want to know how agencies can replicate USAID’s FITARA success
Rep. Gerry Connolly wants the development agency to show others that FITARA compliance is "doable and replicable."
Some agencies slip in otherwise stagnant FITARA scorecard
Fourteen of the 25 agencies graded have neither improved nor deteriorated since the last scorecard was released in June.
New NASA, USAID hub to solve climate-related problems
NASA and U.S. Agency for International Development are partnering together to fund a facility in West Africa that will use NASA satellite data to tackle issues like food security and water availability. SERVIR-West Africa, based in Niamey, Niger, officially opened last week, becoming the fourth NASA-USAID sponsored center.
USAID failed to keep accurate location data on Afghan health facilities — report
USAID said recent changes to the way it funds those facilities exempts it from having to keep the data.