Today, Vivek Kundra announced the launch of the IT Spending Dashboard to track federal spending on IT projects across departments. It will be interesting to see if this will also trigger interventions in the way that the federal government spends money. Moreover, it might have the potential to change the way the federal government is organizing procurement.
Besides keeping track of contractors, government might also need to think about redesigning and redefining the internal specification process before the actual spending starts.
And here is a YouTube video with an introduction and overview of the functionalities: