Frank Konkel: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee provided five new directives to the Government Accountability Office related to ensuring the government maximizes its tech investments.
Congress gave the Government Accountability Office an early Christmas present Thursday, requesting the watchdog agency undertake five new tech-related reviews in the New Year.
The reviews will ensure agencies follow through on old mandates as well as new laws, according to a bipartisan letter to Comptroller General Gene Dodaro from the House Oversight and Government committee’s top officials.
The letter indicates Congress’ continued interest in ensuring agencies implement the Federal Information Technology and Acquisition Reform Act, a law designed to boost CIO authority.
It also requires agencies reduce…