Tag Archives: OPM

OPM Seeks to Help Modernize Federal Workforce Competency Models via Data Collection Initiative

Office of Personnel

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has launched the Federal Workforce Competency Initiative (FWCI), a workforce data collection effort that aims to support recruitment, training, performance management, career development, job design and other human capital activities by updating agencies' competency models with current data. The survey will take approximately three weeks. 

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OPM to Use New Financial Management System for Invoice Processing

Office of Personnel

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) plans to conduct its invoice payment processing using the Delphi eInvoicing System, an internet-based portal designed for financial management activities and expects to complete the transition to the new platform on May 21st. The real-time invoicing tool is designed to streamline invoice and payment processing and to deliver more accurate invoice status reports.

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President Biden Nominates Kiran Ahuja as OPM Director

Kiran Ahuja

President Biden has nominated Kiran Ahuja, CEO of Seattle-based nonprofit network Philanthropy Northwest, as director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Government Executive reported Tuesday. Ahuja served as chief of staff at OPM for almost two years and helped lead policy development efforts as well as over 6,000 employees

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Office of Personnel Management Unveils Online Guidance Documents Portal

Office of Personnel

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has launched an online database that will help users access the agency's guidance documents. The website is accessible by the public and features searchable and indexed listings for the guidance documents. Agencies are also directed to announce the availability of their guidance portals through the Federal Register website.

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Bill Lietzau: DCSA Adds More Mission Areas to Advance Security Clearance Transformation

Bill Lietzau

Bill Lietzau, director of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), said DCSA hired at least 100 additional employees and added more mission areas at the start of fiscal year 2021 as part of its security clearance transformation efforts. Those IT systems include the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) legacy platform for processing security clearances. 

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OPM IG Issues Report on FY 2020 FISMA Compliance Efforts

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The Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has released its final audit for the agency’s compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) for fiscal year 2020. According to the report, OPM is working to develop an enterprise risk management strategy as well as baseline configurations for information systems.

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Report: President Trump Plans to Name Basil Parker as Federal CIO, Camilo Sandoval as Federal CISO

Basil Parker

President Trump intends to appoint Basil Parker, chief of staff at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as the next federal chief information officer and Camilo Sandoval, former acting CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), as federal chief information security officer. Parker would succeed two-time Wash100 Award winner Suzette Kent

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OPM Davelops Cloud Practice to Streamline Operations; Akanksha Sharma Quoted

Akanksha Sharma

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has created a cloud practice to meet the agency’s need to make informed telework decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the cloud practice, OPM facilities spent two to three hours a day scraping data on COVID-19 cases from state and federal websites. 

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Guy Cavallo Named OPM Principal Deputy CIO

Guy Cavallo

Guy Cavallo, deputy chief information officer at the Small Business Administration (SBA), has been appointed principal deputy CIO at the Office of Personnel Management, effective Sept. 14th. Prior to SBA, Cavallo served as executive director of IT operations at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

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