Treasury Department

  • Pipe bomb explodes in Treasury official’s mailbox

    Officials are investigating an apparent pipe bomb that destroyed a mailbox at the Virginia home of the Treasury Department’s inspector general.

  • Md. lawmakers say federal facility’s move delayed

    Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation say plans to relocate about 450 jobs from Prince George’s County have been delayed until the end of 2019.

  • Export-Import Bank gives while other agencies take

    Fred Hochberg, the Export-Import Bank president told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp that unlike other agencies, his agency has been able to pay money to the government rather than take money from the government.

  • GSA, Treasury try to breathe new life into SmartBUY

    A new request for information asks vendors at answer 10 questions about improving the strategic sourcing of commodity software titles. This is at least the fourth attempt to get more agencies using the enterprise software licensing initiative.

  • Who will stay and who will go in Obama’s second term?

    President Barack Obama is gearing up for a second term in office, but some members of his Cabinet are on their way out, experts tell Federal News Radio. The legwork for these top- tier changes and others is already in motion behind-the-scenes.

  • CFOs remain tepid on financial shared services

    An exclusive Federal News Radio survey of federal CFOs and deputy CFOs finds 55 percent of the respondents rated spending money more wisely as their top priority. But at the same time, 36 percent rated moving to the Internet Payment Portal or other financial management shared services as their fourth highest priority. CFOs also say they are using data to make better decisions and budget reductions, not sequestration, is their biggest concern.

  • Planning key to cloud success, agency CIOs say

    A number of agencies have made high-profile migrations to cloud platforms and the Obama administration has issued sweeping guidance mandating agencies identify and transition services and applications to host in the cloud. For a look at how agencies are faring in their shifts to the cloud and the issues they continue to face, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp hosted a panel discussion, “Clearing the Fog Around Cloud Computing,” sponsored by Level 3 Communications.

  • Treasury connects data to make better decisions

    CIO Robyn East is leading an effort to create an enterprise data warehouse with procurement, financial and human resources information. August 23, 2012

  • Treasury tackles IT reviews in a new way

    Not all agencies are using TechStat for IT projects that are in trouble. In an exclusive report, Federal News Radio finds agencies are seeing unexpected benefits in applying the evaluation tool to programs that are on track. Treasury used TechStat to figure out how best to consolidate three procurement systems.

  • Panel: Budget preparation best practices

    Panelists are former Energy CFO Owen Barwell and Treasury Department’s Nani Coloretti.