Skip to comments.Obama administration mulls loosening tech hiring rules after ObamaCare rollout
Posted on 01/05/2014 1:59:50 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
The Obama administration, stung by the failures of the HealthCare.gov rollout, is considering loosening hiring rules for technology specialists and creating a new federal unit dedicated to big tech projects, officials said.
The steps, some of which President Barack Obama could announce this quarter, are designed to address the lack of concentrated talent in civilian federal agencies to manage large technology projectsa shortcoming exposed by October's disastrous launch of the federal health-insurance site.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services initially served as its own general contractor on the project, but its lack of technical expertise quickly became apparent. Only after the site's launch did the White House bring in experts from Silicon Valley as well as a new general contractor.
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The government admits that it is incompetent. Who knew?
Why not move the whole thing to a telephone room in India ?
One wonders who will head this new ‘tech unit’. My bet is that the foist lady’s little friend at oblundercares CGI software Corp. is going to be very high on the list of IT experts considered. It only makes sense ya know,
It would follow this adm’s governing pattern.
Reward aberrant and criminal behavior.
They just need more of their cronies to get more of that sweet gov’t cash.
Don’t lower the bar remove it is the lefts motto.
First, how much looser can you get than a no-bid contract to a company whose VP was one of Michelle's classmates? Second, how does a new federal unit make things better? Won't it just make them more bureaucratic?
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