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Chris Cummiskey to Depart DHS on Oct. 31

Chris Cummiskey, acting undersecretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security, has announced his departure from government service on Oct. 31, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Cummiskey, who has served the federal government for 24 years, told his staff in an email that he will “pursue opportunities in the private …

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Rafael Borras: DHS Implements Data-Based Mgmt System

The Department of Homeland Security has adopted a new management system designed to help agency personnel monitor internal operations and use collected data in making business decisions, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes Rafael Borras, former DHS management undersecretary, explained how the agency’s Management Cube platform would enable …

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Report: Rafael Borras to Leave DHS

Rafael Borras, undersecretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security, will leave DHS on Feb. 7 and plans to return to the private sector, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that Chris Cummiskey will serve in that role on an acting basis, which would continue his time in …

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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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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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DHS Going Paperless for Contract Bids

Contractors who provide services to the Department of Homeland Security will soon be able to submit bids electronically, Federal Times reports. Rafael Borras, DHS’ management undersecretary, said Thursday the current submission process will be reformed so companies can focus on the bid and save money on paper costs. At a …

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