Beth Cobert

OMB’s Beth Cobert: Gov’t Cut 10M SqFt in Federal Real Estate in 2013

Beth Cobert, the Office of Management and Budget‘s deputy director for management, said the government has cut a total of 10.2 million square feet in federal office and warehouse ...
Shaun Donovan

Shaun Donovan Confirmed by Senate as OMB Director

Shaun Donovan Shaun Donovan, President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, has won Senate approval of his appointment by a 75-22 vote, the Wall ...
budget analysis review

OMB, GSA Formulate Plan to Drive Efficiency Across Federal Agencies

The Office of Management and Budget and General Services Administration have collaborated to develop measures to collect agency performance data and drive efficiency in spending, ...
ContractSigning

GSA Starts Procurement ‘Hallways’ to Foster Strategic Sourcing

The General Services Administration has partnered with the Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council to develop strategic sourcing processes for information technology, administration ...
Shaun Donovan

Senate Set to Vote on Shaun Donovan’s Nomination as OMB Head

Shaun Donovan The Senate is set to vote on the nomination of Shaun Donovan as the next director of the Office of Management and Budget, Federal Times reported Wednesday. Andy Medici ...
George DelPrete

Grant Thornton’s George DelPrete: CIOs See ‘Silver Lining’ Despite Budget Obstacles

George DelPrete Grant Thornton Principal George DelPrete said the information technology budget challenges of the past few years has given tech managers an opportunity to better organize ...
cybersecurity

NIST Publishes Guidance on Implementing a Continuous Monitoring Process to Secure Info Systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released guidance for federal agencies transitioning to ongoing authorization as part of the Office of Management and Budget‘s ...
Sylvia Matthews Burwell

OMB Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell Confirmed as HHS Secretary

Sylvia Matthews Burwell Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, has been confirmed as the new health and human services secretary in a 78-17 bipartisan ...

FedRAMP Deadline Looms on the Horizon

(FCW)—New waves are breaking in the waters of federal IT as the deadline for federal certification of security within cloud operations approaches. Agency officials and cloud service ...
Sylvia Matthews Burwell

Senate Panel OKs Sylvia Matthews Burwell Nomination as HHS Chief

Sylvia Mathews Burwell’s nomination as health and human services secretary moved through the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday via a 21-3 vote to approve her for the post, Reuters ...