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Maria Contreras-Sweet: SBA Moves to Resolve HR, IT, Contracting Program Challenges

Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator at the Small Business Administration, has informed a House committee that the agency launched efforts to address agency operations management issues identified during audits by the SBA Inspector General and Government Accountability Office. Contreras-Sweet told the House Small Business Committee in a written testimony published Thursday that SBA formed a working group to …

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Andrew Mayock Nominated OMB Deputy Director for Management

Andrew Mayock, a senior adviser to the Office of Management and Budget director, has received a nomination from President Barack Obama to the position of deputy director for management at OMB, the White House said Thursday. Mayock has held his current position since November and has previously served as associate director for …

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Katherine Archuleta: OPM Forms Mentorship Program for Federal Executives

The Office of Personnel Management has introduced a situational mentoring program that offers Senior Executive Service members the chance to share their management ideas with newer federal executives. OPM seeks to facilitate knowledge and expertise among executives across the government through the mentorship initiative, OPM Director Katherine Archuleta wrote in …

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Beth Cobert: White House Unveils Cross-Agency Goals, Action Plans

The White House has announced 15 presidential priority areas that will require teamwork among federal agencies in order to solve challenges across the government. Agencies have developed action plans to meet eight management-focused objectives and seven mission-oriented goals, Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and …

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Beth Cobert Outlines OMB’s FY 2015 Management Goals

Beth Cobert, deputy management director at the Office of Management and Budget, detailed the agency’s reform plans on Tuesday as part of the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes Cobert told reporters Tuesday via teleconference the management agenda includes work to refresh the …

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DHS Program Aims to Unify Back Office Data; Keith Trippie Comments

The Department of Homeland Security is looking to implement a new management system in an effort to consolidate the agency’s internal operations data into one platform, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes the DHS wants to unveil the Management Cube initiative in January 2014 and deploy data analysts who …

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