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ODNI Eyes Social Media as Information Source

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Office of the Director of National Intelligence leaders are continuing their efforts to issue a security executive agent directive that will set policies and guidelines on social media usage, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Nicole Ogrysko writes that the directive — still under review at the Office of Management and Budget — looks to detail ODNI …

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Sens. Ron Johnson, Tom Carper Ask OMB’s Shaun Donovan for Federal Data Security Guidance Revision

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Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) have asked the Office of Management and Budget to provide updates on OMB’s efforts to revise a policy on how federal agencies can manage and protect information resources from cyber threats. In a letter published Wednesday, the lawmakers asked OMB Director Shaun Donovan to inform the Senate …

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White House: HHS to Allocate $300M for Head Start Programs Nationwide

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The Department of Health and Human Services will allocate nearly $300 million in fiscal year 2017 funds for Head Start programs nationwide in an effort to expand early learning services for children, the White House reported Monday. Roberto Rodríguez, deputy assistant to the president for education; and Sharon Parrott, Office of Management and Budget associate …

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Sutherland’s Teresa Weipert: Cultural Adaptation Key for Customer-Focused Agencies

Teresa Weipert

Teresa Weipert, senior vice president of the government solutions business at Sutherland Global Services, has said she believes cultural adaptation is essential for agencies that aim to transform their delivery of public services. She wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Nextgov that agencies should adopt a citizen engagement strategy that will cover technology, …

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Sen. Tom Carper Asks OMB for Info on Federal Cyber Defense Tech Acquisition Process

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Sen. Tom Carper has asked Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan to provide information about OMB’s efforts to help agencies accelerate their procurement and implementation of cyber defense tools. Carper told Donovan in a letter published Thursday that he wants the OMB to submit its response to the Senate Homeland Security and …

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GAO: Agencies Continue to Face Financial Reporting, Management Challenges

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A Government Accountability Office report says unaddressed weaknesses in federal internal controls over financial reporting have prevented the agency from giving an opinion on the government’s annual financial statement. GAO said Wednesday it observed that the government is still unable to adequately reconcile many intragovernmental transactions and balances among agencies and that financial management challenges continue to plague …

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