Thrift Savings Plan performance was down again in September, with only one fund seeing a positive change month over month.
Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to pass a stopgap government funding bill through Dec. 7, thereby avoiding a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1.
The Office of Personnel Management’s latest monthly retirement claims report shows progress in some areas but the backlog is still not budging.
According to the Office of Personnel Management’s monthly retirement report, June saw 23.2 percent more federal retirement claims than May and a roughly 53 percent more claims year over year.
The Cloud Security Alliance is teaming with FedRAMP to create a combined cloud security certification known as FedSTAR, which could improve effectiveness and efficiency for private-sector companies by cutting down on duplicate requirements.
About 9.1 percent fewer retirement claims were received in May than the month before and nearly 26.4 percent fewer retirement claims processed last month than in April, according to the Office of Personnel Management.
Mark Bacon, acquisition program manager for the Center’s Managed Service Office (MSO) at Hanscom Air Force Base,, said seven applications have migrated to the cloud so far, and many more are to come.
Ellen Lord, who leads the new Office of Acquisition and Sustainment, is trying to fulfill Defense Secretary James Mattis’ third line of effort to bring business reforms to the Defense Department.
The National Cancer Institute’s acting CIO said his first attempt at managed services will be a printing pilot.
A new executive order echoes the Obama-era GreenGov initiative to make the federal government a leader in environmental sustainability uses less strict metrics for measuring those goals.