The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Scorecard 4.0

Subcommittee on Government Operations
Subcommittee on Government Operations
Subcommittee on Information Technology
Subcommittee on Information Technology
Hearing Date: June 13, 2017 2:00 pm 2154 Rayburn HOB

PURPOSE:

  • To examine agencies’ progress in implementing the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and the implications for IT acquisition reform and security.

BACKGROUND:

  • In December 2014, Congress enacted FITARA to promote federal IT modernization and to strengthen the IT workforce.
  • The Committee along with the Government Accountability Office developed a scorecard to assess agencies’ FITARA implementation efforts, assigning a grade from A to F.
  • The Committee released scorecards in November 2015, May 2016, and December 2016; the FITARA Scorecard 4.0 will be released Tuesday morning.

 

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Mr. David A. Powner Director, IT Management Issues U.S. Government Accountability Office Document
Ms. Beth Killoran Deputy Asst. Secretary for IT and Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Document
Dr. Rick Holgate Research Director Gartner, Inc. Document

Related Documents

Name Document
Subcommittee Chairmen Hurd and Meadows Opening Statements Document
FITARA Scorecard Document