OMB puts hold on homeland IT

    Date22 Jul 2002
    CategoryGovernment
    3128
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The Office of Management and Budget today put on hold -- pending an expedited review by an interagency board -- all planned information technology investments above $500,000 at the major agencies that would be moving to the Homeland Security Department under . . . The Office of Management and Budget today put on hold -- pending an expedited review by an interagency board -- all planned information technology investments above $500,000 at the major agencies that would be moving to the Homeland Security Department under the White House's proposal. The memo from OMB Director Mitchell Daniels Jr. directs agencies' actions based on the expectation that the proposed department could save from $100 million to $200 million during the next two years by preventing duplicative IT investments and standardizing on a single solution.
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