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OMB Vet Shelley Metzenbaum Named Volcker Alliance President

Shelley Metzenbaum, a former White House budget office official, has joined a foundation that aims to help rebuild the public’s trust in government, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller writes that Metzenbaum will be responsible for the Volcker Alliance‘s multi-level government effectiveness programs. She left the Office of Management and Budget earlier this …

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OMB Wants Evidence-Based Budget Requests From Agencies

The Office of Management and Budget wants federal agencies to submit evidence when proposing fiscal year 2014 budgets, Federal Computer Week reports. Agencies will have to submit evaluations of their various programs to demonstrate performance, which will in turn determine where funds are allocated. An OMB memo issued Friday indicates …

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Feds Release Another Road Map to Speed Cloud Migration

The federal government released a draft roadmap aiming to accelerate federal agencies’ cloud adoption earlier this week. The draft aims to support the technology industry’s cloud services development and defines standards, requirements and a plan of action to meet the specified standards. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Office …

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WH Budget Office Launches Performance.gov Portal

After much fanfare and speculation, the Office of Management and Budget has launched its new online dashboard to publicly show agency performance management. Performance.gov went live Thursday and is now open to the public, after previously being only available to federal employees. The site displays an agency-by-agency overview of performance …

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OMB Tells Agencies to Plan 10% Budget Cuts in 2013

Federal agencies should plan 2013 budgets that are at least 10 percent below discretionary spending levels for 2011, the Office of Management and Budget said Wednesday. OMB Director Jack Lew issued the guidelines in a memo, outlining steps agencies should take to help the federal government achieve deficit reduction. Lew …

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OMB Releases Telework Security Requirements

Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob Lew issued Friday a memo to agencies that outlined the minimum security guidelines for implementing the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010. The memo urged agencies to ensure that cybersecurity protections for information and information systems are used while teleworking. In the memo, Lew …

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