David Mader

David Mader: OMB Seeks Reduced Real Estate Footprint for Agencies

David Mader The Office of Management and Budget has released new policy that requires government agencies to reduce real estate footprint using a national framework laid out in the ...
David Mader

OMB’s David Mader: Agencies Make Progress in Financial Shared Services Implementation

David Mader David Mader, controller at the Office of Management and Budget, has said he is committed to helping other federal agencies implement a shared services model across multiple ...
Anne Rung

OFPP’s Anne Rung to Issue Guidance on Future Acquisition Rating System

Anne Rung The Office of Federal Procurement Policy will implement a new rating system for contracting officers, program managers and vendors that asks respondents to answer 15 ...
cybersecurity

OMB Report Details Progress, Challenges in Gov’t Cybersecurity Efforts

The Office of Management and Budget has indicated that government agencies reported a 15-percent increase in information security incidents in 2014 as they gain more insight into ...
ContractSigning

Report: GSA, NOAA Seek to Move Forward on Agency Acquisition Reform with Upcoming Solicitations

The General Services Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are due to solicit proposals in the summer that would move forward efforts to reform the ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: Sequester Would Cut $90B From FY 2016 Discretionary Spending

Shaun Donovan The Office of Management and Budget has submitted a report to Congress that says up to $90.4 billion in agencies’ discretionary spending for fiscal year 2016 ...
data

Sunlight Foundation Gets OMB Commitment to Release Inventories on Gov’t Data Holdings

The Office of Management and Budget will release agency enterprise data inventories to the public in response to a 2013 request by the Sunlight Foundation under the Freedom of Information ...
Tony Scott

IT Industry Vet Tony Scott Chosen for Federal CIO Role

Tony Scott The Obama administration is set to nominate Tony Scott, chief information officer at VMware, as federal CIO and administrator for the Office of Management and Budget‘s ...
cybersecurity

Lisa Schlosser: OMB New Division to Oversee Federal Cyber Defense Initiatives

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has created a new group that will develop policies for dot-gov network security and ensure that federal agencies follow those protocols, Nextgov ...
Pentagon

Military Leaders, Senators Caution Against Another Budget Sequester

A group of military leaders and Senate Armed Services Committee members have given caution about the potential impact to Defense Department programs if sequestration is renewed, Defense ...