John Kamensky

IBM’s John Kamensky: Agencies Have Discretion Under New OMB Data Sharing Guidance

John Kamensky Agencies can request existing non-public data from each other under new guidance from the Office of Management and Budget, IBM’s John Kamensky wrote in a March ...
Beth Cobert

OMB Reports Agency Gains on Performance Goals; Beth Cobert Comments

Beth Cobert of the Office of Management and Budget said Thursday that agencies have shown gains in streamlining their operations and expenses as they worked to meet performance goals ...

OMB Unveils Data Act Revision Proposals

The Office of Management and Budget has given agencies a marked up version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 that contains several proposed revisions , Federal ...
cloud security

Karen Evans Proposes Cybersecurity Plan for Federal Cloud

Karen Evans, a former Office of Management and Budget official, has co-authored a white paper on the government’s cybersecurity activities and cloud computing initiatives, FierceGovernmentIT ...

New Federal Budget Law Limits Contractor Pay to $487K Per Year

A fresh federal budget passed into law in December sets a limit on pay for civilian and military contractors working on federal contracts at $487,000 per year, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam ...
Sylvia Burwell (pictured right)

Sylvia Burwell: Federal Agencies Must Provide Continuous Systems Monitoring by 2017

Sylvia Burwell (pictured right) Federal agencies face a fiscal year 2017 deadline to perform continuous monitoring on their information systems  to track security threats and vulnerabilities, ...
Sylvia Burwell (pictured right)

OMB Director Sylvia Burwell: Furloughs Possible in FY 2014

Sylvia Burwell (pictured right) Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, says federal employees have been prioritizing tasks since the government reopened ...

OMB Directs Agencies to Implement Shutdown Plans

The Office of Management and Budget directed federal agencies late Monday night to carry out their plans for shutting down operations as Congress did not pass a continuing resolution ...

OMB Rescinds Some Rules on Agency Financial System Control

The Office of Management and Budget is reducing the number of rules that govern agencies’ financial systems in order to give them more control over how to update the systems, ...

OMB to Update Internal Control Framework; Mike Wetklow Comments

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget wants to establish an integrated framework for governing spending oversight in government agencies, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason ...

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