Congress Checks In On Modernizing Government Technology Act Progress

Nextgov: Lawmakers on Wednesday will get a mini-state of the union for federal information technology and hear progress made under the Modernization Government Technology Act.

Two House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittees will hear about governmentwide IT modernization plans and persistent issues in buying and implementing IT from a slate of IT officials. Government Accountability Office IT Management Issues Director David Powner, Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Margaret Weichert, General Service Administration Deputy Assistant Commissioner Bill Zielinski and Homeland Security Department Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Jeanette Manfra are scheduled to attend.

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