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OMB to Withhold Some Federal IT Spending Data on Public Site

The Office of Management and Budget will not publish select data on the federal government’s information technology spending for 2020 on the IT Dashboard web site, Bloomberg Government reported Tuesday. Officials will withhold information related to federal infrastructure, management and security investments as part of its “data masking decision,” according to the General Services Administration.

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GAO’s Dave Powner: Federal Govt Should Strengthen CIO Authorities

Dave Powner, the departing information technology director at the Government Accountability Office, told Nextgov in an interview published Friday that he thinks the government should continue to establish “strong governance” over IT acquisitions and strengthen the authorities of agency chief information officers. “I think the big thing that you need to …

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GAO: DHS Should Fully Implement FITARA, Increase CIO Involvement in IT Contracts

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Department of Homeland Security to fully implement action plans under the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act and to increase the agency chief information officer’s involvement in IT contracts. DHS has fully accomplished 28 of 31 FITARA action plans that GAO evaluated but the department has yet to implement all …

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GAO: OMB, Federal Agencies Implemented 46% of 800 Auditors’ IT Reform Recommendations

Federal agencies and the Office of Management and Budget have implemented 46 percent of the Government Accountability Office‘s 800 recommendations on information technology acquisitions and operations management. GAO said Tuesday the number of implementations as of October 2016 reflects a 23 percent increase compared to the percentage reported in 2015. Auditors added agencies …

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OMB Adds PortfolioStat Metrics to Federal IT Dashboard

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has published data on federal agencies’ progress toward fulfilling three government-wide objectives for information technology portfolio management. OMB uses the performance metrics during internal discussions with other agencies as part of the PortfolioStat review process, the Chief Information Officers Council said Tuesday. The …

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GAO: OMB Must Update Federal IT Dashboard Regularly

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Office of Budget and Management does not update the government’s information technology dashboard when the budget process is ongoing, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes that GAO cited delays to updates on the IT Dashboard could negate the tool’s purpose …

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Jeff Zients: PortfolioStat to Save $2.5B in IT Costs Through 2015

The PortfolioStat program will save the government $2.5 billion in information technology costs for the next three years, White House Deputy Management Director Jeff Zients wrote in a blog post Wednesday. Zients said agencies can achieve this goal through merging duplicative systems, bulk buying and finishing or streamlining off-track projects. …

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White House Updates Federal IT Dashboard

The White House has updated the government’s information technology dashboard, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel announced Tuesday. VanRoekel said in a blog post that the updates would improve surveillance of IT investments across federal agencies. A May 2011 TechAmerica and Grant Thornton survey concluded the dashboard was a good …

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