A new report published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office indicates that chief information officers need to be more involved in IT acquisition decisions in order to prevent wasteful spending. The report’s findings show that several agencies have not been following standard OMB protocols. Out of 22 agencies surveyed, 14 did not inform the […]
Dave Powner, director of IT issues at the Government Accountability Office, sits down with Francis for a two-part interview to discuss the FITARA scorecards 5.0 – Congress’ reaction to this latest round of scores, and the Trump administration’s ongoing IT modernization efforts.
Frank Baitman, an advisory fellow at Cisco Systems, and Alan Balutis, senior director and distinguished fellow at Cisco Systems, discuss the high number of vacancies in CIO shops across the federal government. David Powner, director of I.T. issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses GAO’s report “Opportunities for Improving Acquisitions and Operations.” Martha Dorris, founder of Dorris […]
GAO: Tech is “high-risk” area for Veterans Affairs Department Dave Powner, director of IT Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the risk of using new tech for electronic health records and scheduling at VA. Defense budget timeline for 2017 and beyond Todd Harrison, director of Defense Budget Analysis at the Center for Strategic and […]
Dave Powner, director of IT Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the risk of using new tech for electronic health records and scheduling at VA.