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Tony Montemarano: DISA to Focus on Six Key Aspects in Scope Expansion Initiatives

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The Defense Information Systems Agency will start to take on a series of new mission sets from May 1 as part of its efforts to expand the agency’s scope in technology initiatives for the military. DISA said Thursday that Tony Montemarano, DISA executive deputy director, told a workshop at the  Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s …

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Beth Cobert: Agencies Should Continue on Efforts to Fill Skill Gaps for “At Risk” Govt Occupations

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The U.S. Office of Personnel Management and the Chief Human Capital Officers Council are continuing on their collaboration to address potential skill gaps in what agencies deem as “mission critical” occupations in government, Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert said Friday. Cobert wrote in a memo to federal agency HR leaders that the partnership aims to bolster …

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UMass Amherst’s Jane Fountain: Next Administration Should Promote Shared Services, Designate COO at White House

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Jane Fountain, a political science and public policy professor at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, has said the next U.S. administration should establish within the transition team a group that will work to address policy implementation and management concerns. Fountain wrote in a March 2016 report that such a …

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House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz to Support Beth Cobert’s OPM Director Nomination

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Beth Cobert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management, has received support from House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) to serve as director of OPM on a permanent basis. Chaffetz urged the Senate to confirm Cobert, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2016, as OPM chief through a March 3 letter to Senate …

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Reports: James Onusko, Christy Wilder to Spearhead OPM’s Federal Investigative Services Reform Effort

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The Office of Personnel Management has appointed James Onusko and Christy Wilder to respectively serve as team leader and deputy manager of an interagency effort to establish a National Background Investigations Bureau, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes Onusko and Wilder will oversee the transition of functions, personnel and infrastructure from OPM’s Federal Investigative Services …

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OMB’s Lisa Schlosser Takes Interim OPM Senior Adviser, CIO Roles; Beth Cobert Comments

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Lisa Schlosser, deputy federal chief information officer at the Office of Management and Budget, has taken the temporary roles of senior adviser and CIO at the Office of Personnel Management, FedScoop reported Thursday. Greg Otto writes Schlosser succeeds acting CIO Dave Vargas and former full-time CIO Donna Seymour, who retired in February. Schlosser …

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OPM Seeks $37M to Implement New IT Infrastructure

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The Office of Personnel Management seeks $37 million in funds to migrate the agency’s information technology systems to a proposed “Shell” infrastructure in fiscal 2017, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Nicole Ogrysko writes acting OPM Director Beth Cobert told a House appropriations subcommittee Monday that agency personnel came up with a $37-million cost estimation for …

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Beth Cobert: OPM Eyes Modified Qualification Review Board Process Through New Guidance

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The Office of Personnel Management has released new guidance on submission procedures and materials that government agencies can implement when they consider applications for the Qualification Review Board. Beth Cobert, acting OPM director, said in a statement posted Friday that the guidance seeks to comply with an executive order titled “Strengthening the Senior Executive …

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David Vargas Appointed Acting CIO at OPM

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David Vargas, former associate chief information officer at the Office of Personnel Management, has been promoted to interim CIO at the federal government’s lead human resource agency, Fedscoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes Vargas succeeds former OPM CIO Donna Seymour, who announced her retirement from the agency in February. Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert informed …

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