The Federal Information Technology Reform Act’s (FITARA) Role in Reducing IT Acquisition Risk, Part II – Measuring Agencies’ FITARA Implementation

Hearing Date: November 4, 2015 2:00 pm 2154 Rayburn House Office Building


• To assess how Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) implementation is progressing across federal agencies in four key areas:
o Data center consolidation
o IT portfolio review savings
o Incremental development
o Risk assessment transparency.


• On June 10th, the Subcommittee held a hearing on the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s 2015 designation of IT acquisition as high risk and on plans for implementation of FITARA.
• The focus areas are derived from the 2010 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal IT Management.


Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Mr. Tony Scott U.S. Chief Information Officer, Office of E-Government and Information Technology The Office of Management and Budget Document
Mr. Sonny Bhagowalia Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of Treasury Document
Mr. Richard McKinney Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of Transportation Document
Mr. David Shive Chief Information Officer U.S. General Services Administration Document
Mr. David A. Powner Director, IT Management Issues U.S. Government Accountability Office Document

Related Documents

Name Document
Comprehensive scorecard Document
Scorecard process Document
Scorecard overview Document
Data Center Consolidation Document
Portfolio Review Savings Document
Incremental Development Document
Risk Assessment Transparency Document