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Jeffrey Zients to Lead Healthcare.gov Tech Panel

The White House has enlisted computer experts from public and private sector organizations to help address technical issues on the federally-run health insurance exchange site Healthcare.gov, USA Today reported Wednesday. Kelly Kennedy writes Jeffrey Zients, formerly acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, will lead the technical support …

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Jeffrey Zients Appointed National Economic Council Director

Jeffrey Zients, formerly acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Gene Sperling as director of the National Economic Council. Sperling will officially leave the White House Jan. 1 after four years in that role, the White House said Friday. …

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Reports: Jeff Zients, Shelley Metzenbaum Depart OMB

Jeff Zients has left the Office of Management and Budget after four years at the agency as deputy director for management and chief performance officer, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that Zients has twice served as acting director during his time at the agency. His most recent …

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Jeff Zients: PortfolioStat to Save $2.5B in IT Costs Through 2015

The PortfolioStat program will save the government $2.5 billion in information technology costs for the next three years, White House Deputy Management Director Jeff Zients wrote in a blog post Wednesday. Zients said agencies can achieve this goal through merging duplicative systems, bulk buying and finishing or streamlining off-track projects. …

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Jeff Zients: President’s Strategic Sourcing Strategy Could Become Mandatory

Jeff Zients, Office of Management and Budget‘s acting director, said last Friday during the quarterly President’s Management Advisory Board meeting that the administration’s strategic sourcing strategy may become mandatory, according to Federal News Radio. Ruben Gomez reports that the strategic sourcing initiative was implemented in order to convert the immense …

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Carter, Zients Hint at Potential Sequestration Cuts to House Panel

The defense budget for fiscal year 2013 could result in cuts to weapons and vehicles procurement as well as furloughs and layoffs for civilian employees, the Pentagon’s number two official told a House panel Wednesday. According to The Hill newspaper, Ashton Carter told the House Armed Services Committee the Pentagon …

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