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OMB Seeks New Budget Systems Branch Chief

The Office of Management and Budget is in search of a new chief for OMB’s Budget Review Division’s budget systems branch, who will be based in Washington and execute funds ...
Budget

OMB: House Appropriations Bills Would Trigger $2B in Non-Defense Spending Reductions

The Office of Management and Budget has detailed potential budget cuts to defense and non-defense discretionary programs for fiscal 2016 in a sequestration update report the agency ...
DataCenter

PSC’s David Wennergren: Cultural Change Key to Agencies’ Implementation of FITARA

David Wennergren, senior vice president of technology at the Professional Services Council, wrote in an FCW opinion piece published Tuesday that he believes agency leaders need to establish ...
Budget

CBO: FY 2015 Defense, Nondefense Appropriations Below Sequestration Caps

The Congressional Budget Office has said further sequestration may not be required since appropriations for defense and nondefense initiatives for fiscal year 2015 do not go beyond ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: Agency Action Plans on FITARA Should Cover CIO’s Role

Tony Scott Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined the potential federal IT reforms in the action plans of government agencies regarding their implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition ...
Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe: Federal Acquisition Service to Measure Common Acquisition Platform Hallway Performance

Tom Sharpe Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, has announced plans to evaluate the effectiveness of the 17 hallways FAS ...
DataCenter

MeriTalk Survey: Majority of Federal IT Managers Optimistic on Acquisition Reform

Eighty-four percent of the 133 federal information technology managers who responded to a MeriTalk survey believe that Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act can help ...
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Senate OKs Improper Payment Bill; Tom Carper Comments

Tom Carper The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bipartisan bill that seeks to enhance existing procedures and requirements to help detect and curb improper payments by federal ...
cybersecurity

OMB Seeks Comments on Draft Federal Data Security Guidance

The Office of Management and Budget will collect public comments on the agency’s draft guide for how to manage cybersecurity requirements in federal acquisition processes. OMB ...
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Reports: OPM Chief Steps Down, Beth Cobert Named Acting Director

Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta resigned from her position Friday, one day after the agency disclosed what it found in its investigation into the breaches ...