Federal News Radio has learned President Donald Trump could sign an executive order as soon as this week requiring agencies to develop plans in the coming months to suggest ways to reduce the duplication of agencies, components and programs. The potential EO comes as agencies also are preparing for budget cuts that could range between 5 percent and 20 percent.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says feds should brace for a reorganization, and offers some tips to survive it.
The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) is transforming to serve its customers based on how it’s implementing category management.
Gormley Group President Bill Gormley joins host Roger Waldron to discuss category management initiatives coming out of the Office of Management and Budget and the keys to reorganizing procurement operations across GSA. May 10, 2016
Adm. Mike Rogers plans to create four new directorates to better integrate the agency’s two core missions, foreign signals intelligence and information assurance.
Ann Dunkin, the EPA chief information officer, said her office hasn’t been updated since 1999 and was in a severe need of a new approach to meet internal and external customer needs.
To change its culture, the CIA is focusing on the training, recruitment and broad support of its employees. Kimberly Ofobike, the deputy chief of the CIA’s modernization team, said the new talent center of excellence will help lead this people-focused effort.
The new Directorate for Digital Innovation launched Oct. 1 with a goal of integrating mission and enterprise technology to spur the development of tools and techniques.
A picture of President Barack Obama's contributions after he leaves office is starting to get a little clearer. The New York Times reports Obama is asking business and tech executives for ideas on how to make government work better. Tom Shoop is editor in chief of Government Executive magazine. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose that Herbert Hoover's legacy might be a good indication of what Obama's post-presidential role will look like.
The CIA director said the agency is following the spy business into the digital realm, but it is not trying to step on other intelligence agencies' turf.
President Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes merging components of the Agriculture Department and FDA that handle food safety, as well as business and trade agencies.
Mark Orndorff, risk management executive & chief information officer for the Defense Information Systems Agency, joins Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss his agency's new risk management organization and DoD's evolving approach to cybersecurity.
The massive reorganization the Veterans Affairs Department has unveiled begins with a simple premise: everyone should work from the same starting point. VA said it has now created a single map made up of five regions that the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, the National Cemetery Administration and several other offices will work from instead of the nine separate regional maps that existed previously.
The Energy secretary is shaking up the department to improve accountability. Project managers will assume more responsibility and face harsher consequences if they fail to meet major targets. Some contractors already have felt the difference, and it isn't pretty.