GSA Seeks Industry Feedback to Better Harness Tech Spending Data

The federal government spends upwards of $100 billion on IT each year, but it wants a better understanding of how that money is being spent and is turning to industry for help.

On Monday, the General Services Administration, in partnership with the Office of Management and Budget, released a request for information regarding “software solutions that can efficiently aggregate and analyze data across the federal enterprise.”

The agencies also want industry’s input on how best to transition to a standard set of classifications and categorizations, called the Technology Business Management taxonomy, so that technical, financial and management folks can all speak to each other clearly. Creating an open-source governmentwide Technology Business Management, or TBM, framework by 2022 was part of the President’s Management Agenda.

Read more at Government Executive

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