Healthcare.gov’s problems reveal deeper issues with government IT policies

Software problems may be the culprits behind the new health care exchanges’ glitchy launch, but a report in the Washington Post points to another, more deep-seated issue: the federal government’s “flawed” information technology policies. The government spends $80 billion a year on IT, but agencies are low on technical staff, often outsource to less-sophisticated contractors and sometimes fail to communicate effectively.

Story posted at: washingtonpost.com

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