FCW Covers PITAC’s Expiration

On June 24, 2005, in Policy, R&D in the Press, by Peter Harsha

Aliya Sternstein of Federal Computer Week has a piece today on the demise of the latest iteration of PITAC. It’s a good summary of the situation, which we’ve covered in this space previously. Plus, it’s got a good quote from Dan Reed, the incoming Chair of CRA:

“People are a little demoralized about the fact that PITAC hasn’t been renewed,” Reed said.
It would be unfortunate if PITAC does not get the chance to review the nation’s IT research, Reed said. “Six years in the information technology business is a lifetime, and it seems opportune,” he said today. “My personal hope is that PITAC will be reconstituted quickly.”

Read the whole thing here.