02 Jul Government launches web site to track IT spending
Posted at 09:59h in Digest, Economy, IT 0 Comments
Vivek Kundra, the federal chief information officer, on Tuesday announced a new Web site designed to track more than $70 billion in government information technology spending, showing all contracts held by major firms within every agency.
The revamped site, USAspending.gov, was launched early this morning, and Kundra unveiled it at the Personal Democracy Forum conference on technology and politics. The site shows detailed information about whether IT contracts are being monitored and budgets being met.
“Everyone knows there have been spectacular failures when it comes to technology investments,” Kundra said. “Now for the first time the entire country can see how we’re spending money and give us input.”
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