FedScoop Guide: FITARA

Kathryn Sadasivan | FedScoop | March 19, 2013

With sequestration and looming budget cuts, it’s hard to know what the future of federal government IT will look like.

To make it a little easier, FedScoop created a quick guide on a piece of legislation that’s getting a lot of attention right now: the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act.


The Government Accountability Office released a report in February 2012 stating it found, within the Departments of Defense and Energy, 37 of its sample of 810 investments to be potentially duplicative. According to the report, “these investments account for about $1.2 billion in total information technology spending for fiscal years 2007 through 2012.”