Law360, Nashville (March 2, 2017, 6:56 PM EST) -- A recent report knocking the U.S. General Services Administration's tech "startup" unit 18F for flouting GSA information technology usage, security and acquisition requirements both exaggerates the extent of the issue and ignores the underlying problem of overly rigid government IT rules, critics say.
In its Feb. 21 report, the GSA Office of Inspector General claimed that 18F had regularly ignored GSA IT requirements, instead using its own procedures for purchasing and using IT equipment and software.
As a result, most of the software 18F used as of July 2016 — 100 of 116 programs — had not been submitted for review...
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