Data Center Optimization Initiative

8 agencies receive lower FITARA grades following scoring changes


The Nuclear Regulatory Commission was the only agency whose grade increased from a C- to a B.

Agencies continue to struggle with data center optimization


A total of 25 GAO recommendations regarding virtualization, availability, advanced energy metering and underutilized server metrics have gone unaddressed.

FITARA 14.0 scorecard will feature a revised methodology


Recent executive orders on cybersecurity and customer experience give the opportunity to revamp the scorecard.

GSA seeks fresh expertise to help improve transparency around IT spending


New IT staff will be tasked with supporting a range of project management and procurement functions.

GSA stresses agencies align IPv6 and zero-trust plans ahead of next week’s deadline


Agencies have until next week to submit their zero-trust architecture implementation plans, per President Biden's cybersecurity executive order.

Effective application rationalization eludes agencies


Too often chief information officers lack the data they need to make informed decisions about app inventories.