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 ...
senate

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 ...
DataGraphic

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 ...
green earth, environment

OMB Adds ‘Climate-Smart’ Requirements to Federal Facility Investments

The Office of Management and Budget will require agencies to align funding requests for government facilities with the White House’s climate preparedness and resiliency efforts ...
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 ...