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David Powner, the director of information technology management issues at the Government Accountability, told In Depth with Francis Rose the accuracy of data on the IT Dashboard, first launched in 2009, is improving.
David Powner, director of information technology management issues at GAO, shares highlights from the recent report.
New report examines Earned Value Techniques.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are casting a wary eye on one of the biggest information technology projects in the Federal government: the effort to build the "Electronic Records Archive" at the National Archives and Records Administration. Congressional watchdogs say the project has been plagued by contractor delays and cost overruns. And now, a House panel is wondering if NARA will ever realize the expectations from the ERA project.
Tags: contracting , technology , National Archives and Records Administration , Electronic Record Archive , Lockheed Martin , Patrick McHenry , William Lacy Clay , Adrienne Thomas , GAO , George W. Bush , Barack Obama , Max Cacas
Beyond the usual findings and recommendations for improving federal operations, a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office is the first to offer a web-based E-Report format to help users navigate content more easily. GAO's David Powner explains.
The federal government will spend $79 billion on information technology this year. How can agencies prevent projects from cost overruns and poor management?
In the last 18 months, Melissa Hathaway said, cybersecurity threats have gotten far more stealthy and there is an understanding that it's not just an Internet-based threat. It can come from a multi-media device internally or even a wi-fi device.
Securing cyber-space has become a global challenge, and the GAO has ideas about what agencies can do to be prepared.
Some of the investments listed on the IT Dashboard are already hundreds of millions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule. David Powner, Director of Information Technology Management Issues for GAO explains.