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OMB Issues Challenge on Training Program for Digital IT Acquisition Pros

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and U.S. Digital Service have launched a $320,000 phased challenge on the training and development of federal contracting professionals specialized ...
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GAO Calls for Stronger Mobile Device Spending Controls at Agencies

A Government Accountability Office review of the mobile device controls of 15 agencies found that a majority did not fully satisfy guidance on keeping inventories of the devices ...
GAO

GAO Asks Five Agencies to Complete Government Records Mgmt Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has called on five agencies to comply with all government records management requirements set by the National Archives and Records Administration ...
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OMB, Treasury Dept Release Standards, Guidance for DATA Act Compliance

The Office of Management and Budget and the Treasury Department have released data standards that will help facilitate the conversion of the U.S. government’s spending data into ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: Gov’t Modernization Focused on Agile Customer Service

Beth Cobert Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, has highlighted technology and customer service as among the main items in the government’s ...
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OMB Issues Federal Fund Data Report Standards

The Office of Management and Budget has released standards for how to report data on federal fund and spending as OMB begins the next implementation phase for the Digital Accountability ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB Director Shaun Donovan Sends 2017 Budget Guidance to Federal Agencies

Shaun Donovan Shaun Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget, has instructed federal agencies to plan for a 5 percent reduction in their discretionary spending for ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott Urges Agencies to Participate in Federal IT Acquisition Reform Process

Tony Scott The Office of Management and Budget has opened the public comment period on initial guidance for agencies to implement information technology reform policies, Federal News ...
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OMB to Seek Public Comment on FITARA Implementation Plan

The Office of Management and Budget is set to release an implementation plan for federal technology reform laws this week for public comment, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: OMB Leads Cyber Program Reviews, Best Practices Dissemination

Tony Scott The Office of Management and Budget is working to boost federal cybersecurity and mitigate potential data breaches and other cyber threats through a review of agency cybersecurity ...