The Office of Management and Budget says some agencies have acknowledged the administration’s initiative to build evidence-based policy agendas with varying degrees of success. Agencies that have become leaders in this space are embracing employee feedback.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Project on Government Oversight called the move to replace Acting Interior Inspector General Mary Kendall with a political appointee “puzzling.”
At the IBM Center for the Business of Government’s 20th anniversary celebration, three former OMB deputy directors for management offered advice and told stories of their experiences.
The Office of Personnel Management said it will soon sign off two separate direct-hire authorities and will begin initial steps to develop a special occupational pay and classification system.
President Donald Trump tapped Margaret Weichert to be serve as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management.
IARPA’s chief of technology transition described challenges to going from legacy systems to cloud infrastructure. Agencies are trying to reduce their infrastructure footprint.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.
David Chow, the CIO of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, said the mission owners will have a bigger seat at the table than ever before to drive the agency’s IT modernization strategy.
Among the latest bills to move forward in the House and Senate committees on homeland security, government oversight and affairs committees is legislation that pushes government reorganization plans forward.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee advanced legislation that would officially authorize the Office of Management and Budget to move government reorganization proposals through Congress.
Suzette Kent, the federal chief information officer, said Monday the new cloud smart strategy reflects eight years of learning and maturity.
OFPP has been without a permanent administrator for almost two years and with no nominee in sight, experts question whether having a Senate confirmed one matters any more.
Federal CIO Suzette Kent said OMB will release an updated Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) policy in the coming weeks to help agencies more easily move to secure cloud services.
Cutting down on improper payments is on the list of cross-agency priority goals in the President’s Management Agenda.