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OMB memo narrows scope of agency performance metrics

The memos underscore the Trump administration’s skepticism with agency performance data requirements, but now it’s to the Biden administration to decide how agencies gather and use this information.

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OMB: 'Every effort will be made to maximize' telework with COVID-19 spread

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UPDATED: With new executive order, Biden signals plans to 'protect, empower and rebuild' career workforce

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List: Who's leading federal agencies at the start of the Biden administration?

Use our tracker, which will be updated as information becomes available, to see who is leading federal agencies in the early days of the Biden administration - from Senate-confirmed Cabinet members to acting officials.

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Growing chorus of oversight wants more action to mitigate supply chain risks

NIST will finalize new publication NISTIR 8276 that will include eight key principles for protecting IT supply chains and release the draft to update SP 800-161, which will includes specific steps for agencies.

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Navigating the Biden administration's new Buy American policy

The Biden Administration has underscored a Buy American policy for federal procurement. It establishes an overseer at the Office of Management and Budget and clamps down on content in what agencies buy.

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IC analysts may soon have more time for deeper work thanks to IARPA

The new program is working with four companies to build a program to look for changes on the earth’s surface.

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You're running the show, Biden tells feds

The newly minted commander-in-chief offered up hope to civil servants as the administration kicks off a new era of federal agency leadership.

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The not-so-secret weapon agencies are using to attack their maintenance backlogs

Job Order Contracting is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract that utilizes unit price data as the basis of pricing and a fairly well-defined process for collaborative development of scope.

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Defense chief orders review of military sex assault programs

The new secretary of defense, Lloyd Austin, is giving his senior leaders two weeks to send in reports on sexual assault prevention programs in the military.

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Pandemic fueled a surge in giving to the Combined Federal Campaign

Pandemic, riots throughout the nation and a messy presidential transition, what a season federal employees have come through. Yet the annual Combined Federal Campaign carried on through it all.

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Biden administration has an opportunity to change deep-seeded military personnel challenges

Biden has a chance to appoint people who will address systemic personnel issues in the military.

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Part 2: IRS sends Congress $4B ‘aspirational vision’ to overhaul taxpayer services

The IRS estimates it will need $4 billion in multi-year funding over the next five years to meet the goals of the 2019 Taxpayer First Act and its IT modernization plan.

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Defense chief orders review of military sex assault programs

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Joe Biden

Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

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Pay & Benefits

House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill

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