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Agencies must share control of purchasing, says report reinforcing Obama’s move to centralized category management.
GAO cites 21 percent growth since 2008; says skill gaps loom.
A recent Professional Services Council survey found only 8 percent of federal CIOs progressed as much as they wanted to with cloud-based technology.
Because of OPM's missteps, "millions of taxpayer dollars were put at risk for waste or loss" the IG says.
New guiding principles and actions aim to boost the performance of federal technology for all agencies.
Category management affects CIOs and program offices too.
Pentagon, Homeland Security and FBI took deliveries for seven years.
The solution is new skills, not new rules.
The first round of ratings provides critical benchmarks.