Overheard: Word of the Day

Apr 9 2010   12:44PM GMT

Overheard talking about TechStat

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

“Given the size and complexity of the multi-billion dollar Federal IT Portfolio, we must relentlessly focus on the health of IT investments across the government.”

Vivek Kundra, TechStat: Improving Government Performance

Vivek Kundra, the first federal chief information officer, is in charge of a network with 24,000 Web sites and 1,100 data centers. The US federal government is the largest single buyer of technology in the world at $71 billions dollars annually.

As the President said in his inaugural speech “those of us who manage the public’s dollars will be held to account, to spend wisely, reform bad habits, and do our business in the light of day, because only then can we restore the vital trust between a people and their government.” The IT Dashboard and TechStat Accountability Sessions are both critical tools in delivering better value and results for the American people.

[TechStat sessions enable the government to turnaround, halt or terminate IT investments that do not produce dividends for the American people. Investments are carefully analyzed with a focus on problem solving that leads to concrete action to improve performance.]

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vivek-Kundra/56152836529?v=wall#!/pages/Vivek-Kundra/56152836529?ref=ts

 Comment on this Post

 
There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when other members comment.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: