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Andrew Mayock Eyes Focus on Cyber, Background Investigations as OMB Nominee

Andrew Mayock

Andrew Mayock, nominee for the deputy management director post at the Office of Management and Budget, has said he would prioritize federal cybersecurity and background investigation efforts if he is confirmed by the Senate, Government Executive reported Wednesday. Charles Clark writes Mayock also discussed with members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental …

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House Committee Asks GAO to Assess OMB’s Management of Top 10 IT Priority Programs

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The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has requested the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the Office of Management and Budget’s oversight of the top 10 priority initiatives for information technology. House panel members told GAO Comptroller General Gene Dorado in a letter published Tuesday to assess how the U.S. Digital Service …

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GAO: VA, NASA, OPM, NRC Should Address Lapses in Data System Access Controls

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The Government Accountability Office has called on the Department of Veterans Affairs, NASA, Office of Personnel Management and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address weaknesses in their access controls for information systems that store sensitive data. GAO said in a report released Tuesday the four federal agencies should also fully implement the components …

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Reports: Mary Davie Succeeds Kim Luke as OMB IT Category Manager

Mary Davie

Mary Davie, assistant commissioner for integrated technology service at the General Services Administration, has replaced Kim Luke as information technology category manager of the Office of Management and Budget, FCW reported Tuesday. Mark Rockwell writes Davie took over the IT division under OMB’s category management initiative that aims to simplify buying practices across the federal government by grouping commonly purchased …

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Mary Davie: GSA, NASA, NIH to Conduct IT Hardware Buying Events Through September 2016

Mary Davie

The General Services Administration, NASA and the National Institutes of Health will each hold buying events from June to September in an effort to increase participation of federal agencies in the Government-wide Strategic Solution for Desktops and Laptops initiative. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at …

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GAO: GSA, OMB Should Update Goals, Performance Measures for Digital Services Projects

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The Government Accountability Office has recommended to the General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget to update their goals and performance measurement strategies for IT service delivery to agencies. GAO said Friday it has also suggested that OMB update the U.S. Digital Service‘s policy to define the expected relationship …

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House Passes Bipartisan IT Software License Mgmt Reform Bill

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The U.S. House has unanimously passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pennsylvania) and 28 other colleagues that seeks to reform how the federal government manages software licenses. Cartwright’s office said Wednesday the Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies Act of 2016 received a 366-0 vote and will work to codify and …

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