Tag Archives: management

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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Rafael Borras Appointed Acting Deputy DHS Secretary

Rafael Borras, management undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security, has been appointed acting deputy secretary, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes the move comes amid delays in the Senate confirmation of Alexander Mayorkas, the presidential nominee to the post. Borras succeeds Rand Beers, who stepped up to …

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Ernest Moniz OKs Energy Dept Mgmt Restructuring Plan

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has approved a request to modify the agency’s management structure and reassign responsibilities of three undersecretary offices, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Melissa Dawkins writes the department established the Office of the Undersecretary for Science and Energy and consolidated that organization under the science undersecretary. DOE …

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Profile: Rafael Borras, DHS Under Secretary for Management

Rafael Borras serves as under secretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security, where he acts as the designated chief management officer and chief management officer. As CMO, he oversees DHS’ $60 billion budget including appropriations, expenditures, accounting and finance. In his acquisition role, he controls the department’s $19 …

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Dr. Harvey Davis, NSA Director for Installations & Logistics, on Leadership, Management and Success

Editor’s Note: ExecutiveGov recently spoke with Dr. Harvey Davis, director for installations and logistics at the National Security Agency. Dr. Davis has held a variety of roles over his 30 years of service to the agency, where his responsibilities have included leading recruitment and overseeing billions of dollars in infrastructure construction. Outside of the office, …

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