Today’s Federal News Countdown panel includes two OMB vets: —Dan Chenok, Senior Fellow, IBM Center for the Business of Government —Tim Young, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP And their choices for the three most important…
The administration detailed a 25-point plan to improve the way agencies buy and manage technology. Current and former government officials say OMB is using lessons learned from the past to set the agencies up for success.
The new strategy details several requirements for agencies to meet by Aug. 31. The goal is to reduce the amount of money agencies spend on commodity IT and have them spend it on innovations.
Agencies face a series of deadlines starting at the end of May to map out their plan to consolidate commodity IT. Vendors will, many times, be the suppliers of the shared service, said Scott Bernard, OMB’s chief architect. OMB wants agencies to use the shared services strategy as a guide and the PortfolioStat sessions as the tool to figure out where opportunities exist.
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Experts say Beth Cobert must take the Goldilocks approach to developing management priorities for the next three years. President Barack Obama nominated Cobert to be OMB’s deputy director for management Wednesday. Performance management observers say she needs to bring energy and new ways of looking at old problems.
Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, and Tim Young of Deloitte help Francis Rose count down the week’s top stories.
On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.
Bob Suda, president of Suda and Associates, and Tim Young, principal at Deloitte, count down the week’s top stories with Francis Rose.