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The first Hill FITARA Score card provided a lot of Fs, no As, and only a couple of Bs. GAO will provide insight on last year’s scorecard and talk about plans for the 2016 edition. How does the Hill evaluate agencies, what can agencies do to improve their scores – in 2016 and 2017 – and what’s ahead? […]
FITARA is the first step in driving better IT infrastructure across the Federal government. While CIOs address the challenges their increased authority present, industry partners tackle the changes needed in their collaborative efforts to provide agencies better tools and better service. […]
By the end of 2015, Federal data centers grew to a whopping 11,700 – up from 9,000 in 2014. Yes, UP. New guidance for agencies on how to refresh their consolidation and optimization efforts is pending from OMB, but early indicators suggest it will focus around rationalizing guidance, increasing accountability to targets, and leveraging shared services. […]
FITARA looks to Federal CIOs to expand their expertise on the mission of their agencies. This shift away from mandates focused predominately on technology priorities – along with IT modernization, Cyber Security, and increasing pressure to gain efficiency – has created a chasm between mission owners and operators. How do Federal CIOs make it to the other side of the growing chasm? […]