"Wasteful projects that run over budget or never become operational have long been the ugly reality of federal IT. Now an oversight committee has had enough and is demanding the Office of Management and Budget step up and hold agencies responsible for these lavish failures."
In his opening statement at a Jan. 22 hearing before the Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) noted how botched programs and project overruns make up 75 percent of all larger federal IT programs. A considerable portion of agencies’ IT budgets also goes to sustaining archaic IT systems, wasting as much as $20 billion every year, he said.
OK,who thinks anything will get fixed?
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