WhiteHouse

Fiscal 2015 Omnibus Funding Bill Signed by President Obama

President Barack Obama has signed into law an omnibus bill that provides $1.1. trillion in funds to operate most of the federal government in fiscal 2015, Reuters reported Tuesday. The ...
public participation

Gov’t Drafts Public Participation Playbook

The government is planning to release a U.S. Public Participation Playbook as part of its efforts to encourage public participation in shaping government programs under the U.S. ...
digital government

DigitalGov Updates Backend Analytics Framework for Gov’t Website Click Data

DigitalGov has updated its backend analytics framework in an effort to help government agencies visualize real-time search and click data on their websites. Ammie Feijoo, manager of ...
Rep. Darrell Issa

Rep. Darrell Issa: Newly-Passed Bill Seeks to Cut Duplicate Government Reports

Rep. Darrell Issa Darrell Issa (R-Calf.), chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has said a newly passed legislation intends to cut the number of redundant government ...
US office of personnel management

OPM Eyes 2015 to Finish Cyber Codes for Employee Job Functions; Lucy Antone Comments

The Office of Personnel Management aims to finish its work to label federal employees with codes to identify their cybersecurity functions by the end of 2015, Federal Times reported ...
Anne Rung

Anne Rung: WH Procurement Office Wants ‘Single Managers’ for Common Acquisitions

Anne Rung Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, has said her office wants to place common acquisitions in the federal government “under single ...
Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe: Category Mgmt Key to FAS Acquisition Gateway

Tom Sharpe Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, says that the General Services Administration is looking at category management to drive the implementation ...
cloud security

Study: Agencies Should Consider Security, Performance Risks in Cloud Adoption

A new Market Connections report indicates that many government agencies do not have plans or are still considering plans to adopt cloud computing technologies as they identify security ...
ContractSigning

GSA Awards 85% of Auctions to Small Biz in Fiscal 2014

The General Services Administration has announced that it awarded more than $19 million to small businesses during the fiscal year 2014 through a reverse auction program. The agency ...
cloud

NIST Finalizes Guidelines on Federal Cloud Tech Adoption

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a two-volume road map for federal agencies to accelerate migration of their information technology systems to cloud-based ...