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OPM HR shared services office looks to help agencies ‘speak with one voice’

The Office of Personnel Management is getting up to speed with one of its newest duties — standing up a governmentwide marketplace for human resources…

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HUD emphasizing need to do front-end fraud risk assessments for programs

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Staffing models are helping DHS finally answer basic questions about its workforce

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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2005 file photo, trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia. Tens of millions of Social Security beneficiaries and other retirees can expect an increase in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. The government announced a cost-of-living adjustment of 2.8 percent on Thursday. That would mean an extra $39 a month for the average retired worker. (AP Photo/Bradley C. Bower, File)

Bureau of the Fiscal Service sees workforce challenges amid push to modernize payments

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FILE- In this June 15, 2018 photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Personal loans are enjoying a surge in popularity, due in part to increasing consumer confidence and a growing array of online lenders to provide them. Credit reporting agency Experian said last month that personal loans were the fastest-growing type of consumer debt in the past year. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

CFOs, OMB say one solution to improper payments is less ‘misleading’ definition

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2016 a year of ‘opportunities and challenges’ for agency IGs

A new report on the state of inspectors general offices finds that the upcoming transition can be an opportunity for IGs to strengthen relationships with…

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Why risk is becoming a key conversation in the C-suite

The Office of Management and Budget is close to finalizing Circular A-123, which will require an enterprise approach to risk management.

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Jason Miller: Agency IGs general rapid change in oversight work

Agency inspectors general face a head-spinning rate of change in how they do their oversight work. That’s from the Association of Government Accountants, which issued its third annual survey of federal IGs. Auditors said they’re struggling to keep up with all the new requirements they face. David Zavada is the director of the IG survey for AGA, and a partner with Kearney & Company. He tells executive editor Jason Miller why IGs are struggling to keep up.

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