Government Information Technology

July 5, 2017
By Julianne Simpson

The results of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard, released by the Government Accountability Office in June, revealed many agencies continue to face challenges. For the first time since Congress began composing the biannual scorecard, more agency grades declined than improved.

Five agencies dropped a full letter grade, including the Departments of Defense, Interior and Labor; the Office of Personnel Management; and the Social Security Administration.

November 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine


Globecomm Systems Incorporated, Hauppauge, New York, recently upgraded the National Weather Service’s Advanced Interactive Processing System, an information processing, display and telecommunications system that is the cornerstone of the National Weather Service modernization and restructuring.

November 2011
By Max Cacas, SIGNAL Magazine

GSA extends mandate to deliver digital data, leading federal agencies in deploying newest new media.

Using both technology solutions and training initiatives, the General Services Administration is assisting other federal agencies in providing easy-to-locate and clearly written information both on the Web and through other data sources.