ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. GEOINT Speakers Announced The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation recently announced the first keynote speakers for its eighth annual GEOINT Symposium to be held in October in San Antonio. …Read More »
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The federal reorganization President Barack Obama pledged in his State of the Union address is beginning to take shape, beginning with 12 federal agencies focused on trade and exports, according to various media reports. The White House issued a memo laying out a 90-day timeline for developing plans to restructure …Read More »
Richard Spires, chief information officer of the Department of Homeland Security, has been elected vice chairman of the federal CIO council, a cross-agency conclave devoted to best practices in federal IT management. U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra made the announcement at a recent Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association …Read More »
When President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address, called for the administration to undertake a sweeping federal reorganization, including merging and consolidating redundant programs, he characterized it as a need for the government to “think big.” But it’s clear the administration won’t be thinking big, alone. Members …Read More »
The Obama administration has put forward a plan to close down unused federal facilities across the United States that relies upon an outside commission, similar to the one that helped create the policies for the Base Realignment and Closure plan. There are an estimated 14,000 “surplus” federal facilities, properties that …Read More »