Dave Mader, the controller, will be the second of the Office of Management and Budget's key management leaders to leave ahead of the end of the Obama administration. CMS chief data officer Niall Brennan also is moving on.
Past and present agency officials offer suggestions on how to keep incoming feds and career leadership on the same page to ensure a smooth transition.
The Office of Management and Budget’s Dave Mader said the demand for shared services is driving the government back to consider private sector providers after several years of focusing on the government only.
The Office of Management and Budget said it's overhauling PaymentAccuracy.gov, the website the agency uses to report improper payments data. The original version of the site wasn't entirely accurate, OMB Controller Dave Mader told Congress. But some lawmakers are skeptical that OMB's work will bring the results it's looking for.
Dave Mader, the controller in the Office of Management and Budget, wants to use the updated Circular A-123 to change the view of internal controls in agencies.
Federal shared IT and other services make all the sense in the world. So why aren’t more agencies doing it? And what will it take to expand use of shared services?
Members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee sent a letter to OMB Director Shaun Donovan asking for information on how the agency is going to adjust its pilot program so it meets DATA Act requirements ahead of the May 2017 implementation.
The Office of Management and Budget is reminding agencies what is expected of them as the countdown begins for the DATA Act's full implementation in May 2017.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) wants to know how well agencies are following the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act. He asked about three dozen agencies about what resources they've spent, what additional help is needed and any best practices that they've learned along the way.
As the government prepares for another presidential transition, administration officials say it's important to build on the progress that's been made on agency accountability.
New data from the administration shows 13 milestones for administrative shared services, including seven for human resources, in 2016.
Dave Mader, the acting deputy director for management and controller at OMB, said negotiations with Congress are going well to get agencies funded before the current continuing resolution ends Dec. 11.
Chief financial officers often see some of the same challenges in hiring and recruiting financial managers, producing cost information and performance and risk management that they encountered 25 years ago.
The Office of Management and Budget announced a new governance and oversight structure for the financial management shared services initiative. The oversight committee will create a strategy and the Unified Shared Service Management Team will drive the implementation of shared services across government.