Former White House controller Dave Mader provides highlights of detailed advice for agencies on coping with the requirements of two new transparency laws.
Federal CIO Suzette Kent said the first agency paid back money to the Technology Modernization Fund and several others returned money after reconfiguring its plans.
Policy and legal experts say informal guidance can be helpful to agency stakeholders and others but acknowledged instances where the documents have become stand-ins for the official rulemaking process.
Tim Cooke and Anne Laurent detail how the Air Force is finding success in using business innovations to become better buyers.
Orders tell federal agencies they must treat guidance documents as not legally binding, compile them into searchable databases within 120 days.
A quiet update for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation shows how reorgs can work without flamethrowing.
While all of the focus on the OPM-GSA merger has been on OPM’s shortcomings, it is safe to say that the federal government as a whole has not covered itself with respect to management issues.
Federal News Network conducted a six-month investigation exploring how the administration’s proposed merger of GSA and OPM left employees with more questions than answers and frustrated lawmakers.
Federal News Network conducted a six-month investigation on the long-term consequences of the Trump administration’s proposed merger of OPM and GSA.
Several recent updates to federal IT policies opened the door for OMB to consider how the concept of agile for federal regulations could work, while the IBM Center for the Business of Government and NAPA are looking at this approach too.
HUD and GSA seek vendor help to modernize electronic records management, customer experience and in setting up the chief data officer’s office under the Centers of Excellence program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says nine agencies violated the Anti-Deficiency Act in fiscal 2018.
Kshemendra Paul joined the Veterans Affairs Department as its new chief data officer after spending the last almost three years at the Homeland Security Department. Meanwhile, SBA hires Bill Hunt from OMB and Labor promotes a new deputy CIO.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has counted up the costs of the last three shutdowns.