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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Improved Implementation of Reform Law Is Critical to Better Manage Acquisitions and Operations

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[Technical Report, Congressional Testimony]

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United States Government Accountability Office

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The federal government is likely to invest more than 89 billion on IT in fiscal year 2017. Historically, these investments have frequently failed, incurred cost overruns and schedule slippages, or contributed little to mission-related outcomes. Accordingly, in December 2014, IT reform legislation was enacted, aimed at improving agencies acquisitions of IT.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Administration and Management

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[A, Approved For Public Release]