Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Scorecard 7.0.

Hearing Date: December 12, 2018 10:00 am 2247 Rayburn HOB

PURPOSE:
  • To continue oversight of the federal agencies’ implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).
BACKGROUND:
  • In December 2014, Congress enacted FITARA to promote federal IT modernization and strengthen the federal IT workforce.
  • The Committee worked alongside the Government Accountability Office to develop a scorecard to assess agencies’ FITARA implementation efforts, assigning a grade from A to F.
  • The Committee released scorecards in November 2015May 2016December 2016, June 2017November 2017, and May 2018. Since the prior scorecard in May 2018, 11 agencies increased their letter grade, 13 remained the same, and there were no decreases.

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Ms. Carol C. Harris Director of IT Management Issues U.S. Government Accountability Office Document
Mr. Ed Simcox Chief Technology Officer and Acting Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Document
Ms. Sheila Conley Deputy Chief Financial Officer U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Document

Related Documents

Name Document
Scorecard 7.0 Document
Detailed Scorecard 7.0 Document
Scorecard HHS 7.0 Document