Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: House Bill Would Trim IRS, SEC, GSA Budgets for 2016

Shaun Donovan The House’s Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill would cut about $838 million from the Internal Revenue Service‘s budget for the next ...
WhiteHouse

White House Opposes Certain Provisions in House’s Intelligence Authorization Bill

The Obama administration has deemed “unnecessary” four initiatives that have been included in the House’s Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. The ...
GSA

GSA Faces Cuts in House Appropriations Panel’s FY 2016 Spending Bill; OMB’s Shaun Donovan Comments

The General Services Administration would face restrictions on construction of new federal buildings under a financial services bill cleared Wednesday by the House Appropriations Committee ...
Anne Rung

Anne Rung Outlines Federal IT Spending Efficiency Efforts

Anne Rung The government working on new initiatives in shared services, innovation and vendor relationships as part of efforts to change federal information technology spending, ...
senate

Senate Bill Aims for Federal Program Mgmt Reform

A bill introduced by Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) seeks to help federal agencies emulate project management strategies that have worked in the private sector. Ernst ...
Richard Spires

Richard Spires: ACT-IAC to Provide Tools for FITARA Implementation

Richard Spires Richard Spires, former chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security and Internal Revenue Service, testified before a House panel Wednesday on guidance ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: HTTPS to Become Standard on All Public Federal Websites, Services

Tony Scott Federal CIO Tony Scott has issued guidance for agencies to transition all public-facing federal websites and Web services to Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure by Dec. ...
workforce

OMB Issues Challenge on Training Program for Digital IT Acquisition Pros

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and U.S. Digital Service have launched a $320,000 phased challenge on the training and development of federal contracting professionals specialized ...
mobile device management

GAO Calls for Stronger Mobile Device Spending Controls at Agencies

A Government Accountability Office review of the mobile device controls of 15 agencies found that a majority did not fully satisfy guidance on keeping inventories of the devices ...