Tag Archives: IT spending

COVID-19 Relief Measure to Earmark Additional $1B for Technology Modernization Fund

House lawmakers have proposed to allocate an additional $1B for the Technology Modernization Fund as part of the proposed HEROES Act to back information technology transformation initiatives in support of domestic and overseas COVID-19 prevention, preparation and response efforts, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday.

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House Oversight Blames DoD for FITARA Score Failure

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee took DoD to task for their failing FITARA scores and lack of transparency in spending. The DoD moved $15 billion in IT spending to the classified National Security System, which has an exemption to FITARA reporting, reported Defense News, and lawmakers were unhappy with …

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Deltek: Half of FY 2010-13 Federal IT Spending Through Task Order Vehicles

A new Deltek report indicates that government agencies have spent an average of nearly 50 percent of total information technology funds through task order contract vehicles between fiscal years 2010 and 2013 Deltek said Thursday that agencies have sought to centralize their procurement functions and increase work with small business through those task order contract …

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Chris Cotner: Health IT to Help Drive State IT Budget Increases

State governments will increase spending on information technology projects and procurements that were halted during the recent recession, Deltek’s Chris Cotner writes in a Washington Post article published Monday. Cotner writes that state IT budgets increased in 2011 due to federal stimulus dollars, slowed in 2012 and 2013, then saw a …

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