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President Obama Introduces Upcoming Agenda for Gov’t Innovation

President Barack Obama unveiled his second-term management agenda Monday, including efforts to utilize technology that works to improve government efficiency, Nextgov reports. Charles Clark writes Obama announced during a televised speech that Sylvia Mathews Burwell, White House budget chief, will lead the administration’s smarter government initiative. The President also introduced …

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GAO Notes Incomplete Agency Reports on Telework Initiatives

The Government Accountability Office says government agencies are struggling to track and measure progress in implementing telework goals required under the law, Fedscoop reported Monday. Colby Hochmuth writes that a recent GAO report shows the Office of Personnel Management partially addressed two of seven reporting requirements of the Telework Enhancement …

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Army CIO Susan Lawrence Discusses LandWarNet Modernization

Susan Lawrence, the Army‘s chief information officer, recently said the branch will continue its efforts to modernize network infrastructure despite spending cuts and troop reductions in Afghanistan, the Army News Service reported Friday. J.D. Leipold reports Lawrence told members of Association of the United States Army during an event the …

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Tangherlini, Shelanski, Deese Receive Senate Confirmations

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved the nominations of government agency leaders Dan Tangherlini, Howard Shelanski and Brian Deese, GovExec reported Thursday. Charles Clark writes the Senate confirmed Tangherlini as General Services Administration chief, Shelanski as the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator and Deese as the Office of …

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