Richard Spires

OMB, CIOs to Assess Agencies’ FITARA Compliance; Richard Spires Comments

Richard Spires The Office of Management and Budget and a group of former and current federal chief information officers have partnered to assess how agencies implement the Federal Information ...
cybersecurity

OPM Asks for Agency Cost Sharing in Contract for Credit Monitoring Services

The Office of Personnel Management is asking other federal agencies to contribute funding for the cybersecurity measures that will be implemented in response to the recent data breaches ...
Shaun Donovan

Shaun Donovan: Agencies’ 2017 Budget Plans Must Include Collaborative R&D Programs

Shaun Donovan Shaun Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget, has asked federal agencies to set multiagency science and technology program priorities when they craft ...
green earth, environment

OMB Adds ‘Climate-Smart’ Requirements to Federal Facility Investments

The Office of Management and Budget will require agencies to align funding requests for government facilities with the White House’s climate preparedness and resiliency efforts ...
GAO

GAO: Agencies Must Adopt Multilayered Security Approach

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the use of a multilayered approach to security in light of recent cyber attacks on government networks. In a statement to the House ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: House Bill Would Trim IRS, SEC, GSA Budgets for 2016

Shaun Donovan The House’s Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill would cut about $838 million from the Internal Revenue Service‘s budget for the next ...
WhiteHouse

White House Opposes Certain Provisions in House’s Intelligence Authorization Bill

The Obama administration has deemed “unnecessary” four initiatives that have been included in the House’s Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. The ...
GSA

GSA Faces Cuts in House Appropriations Panel’s FY 2016 Spending Bill; OMB’s Shaun Donovan Comments

The General Services Administration would face restrictions on construction of new federal buildings under a financial services bill cleared Wednesday by the House Appropriations Committee ...
Anne Rung

Anne Rung Outlines Federal IT Spending Efficiency Efforts

Anne Rung The government working on new initiatives in shared services, innovation and vendor relationships as part of efforts to change federal information technology spending, ...
Richard Spires

Richard Spires: ACT-IAC to Provide Tools for FITARA Implementation

Richard Spires Richard Spires, former chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security and Internal Revenue Service, testified before a House panel Wednesday on guidance ...