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NISH’s Proven Approach to PortfolioStat (7/29/2015) - PortfolioStat is a performance metric, established in 2012, which requires federal agencies to report how effectively they manage their information technology portfolios and expenditures. One portion of the PortfolioStat submission is the Integrated Data Collection (IDC). The IDC collects information on the IT expenditures of an agency in order to identify potential technology savings. This … Continue reading NISH’s Proven Approach to PortfolioStat
Achieving Results Through Application Rationalization – Modernizing Application Portfolio and Achieving Cost Savings (5/3/2015) - Chief Information Officers (CIOs) must manage business and IT applications as assets. The applications must have a positive return on investment (ROI) in order to justify their existence. The business value for computing the ROI may consists of productivity, revenue, regulatory compliance, and mission criticality. With increasing budget constraints and rapid technology innovation, IT leaders … Continue reading Achieving Results Through Application Rationalization – Modernizing Application Portfolio and Achieving Cost Savings
Three steps to begin addressing FITARA requirements (5/1/2015) - The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) requires Federal agency heads to ensure that their respective chief information officers (CIOs) have a significant role in information technology (IT) decisions, including annual and multi-year planning, programming, budgeting, execution, reporting, management, governance, and oversight functions. The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) annual information technology capital … Continue reading Three steps to begin addressing FITARA requirements
FITARA takes major steps towards consolidating CIO authority over IT spending (5/1/2015) - The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) requires the heads of Federal agencies to ensure that their respective chief information officers (CIOs) have a significant role in information technology (IT) decisions, including annual and multi-year planning, programming, budgeting, execution, reporting, management, governance, and oversight functions. The law also requires the Office of Management and … Continue reading FITARA takes major steps towards consolidating CIO authority over IT spending

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