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Offline and Off-budget: The Dismal State of Information Technology Planning in the Federal Government



The hearing will highlight the current management, reporting, and oversight of the federal government’s IT portfolio. The first panel will discuss the major reasons why agencies rebaseline their projects, whether appropriate guidance is in place, and what the federal government can do to make sure IT projects are delivered on-time and on-budget. The second panel will take a solutions-oriented approach to ensuring high-cost mission critical IT investments are effectively managed. Agency Report Cards on IT Investment Planning and Management


Panel 1

  • Karen S. Evans
    Administrator, Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology
    Office of Management and Budget
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  • The Honorable  Paul A. Denett
    Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget
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  • David A. Powner
    Director, Information Technology Issues
    U.S. Government Accountability Office
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Panel 2