GSA, NASA, Other Agencies Update Shutdown Guidance

Agencies have to prep their staff and their systems as the funding deadline approaches.

GAO: Federal CIO Shirking Oversight Responsibilities On Critical Projects

The lack of CIO involvement in major projects could allow them to slide off the rails, GAO says.

White House Fills Key Buying, Budget Positions

The administration nominated General Services Administration and Office of Personnel Management leaders, as well as other positions.

OMB To Congress: DATA Act Could Advance Trump's Agenda

A pilot that gathers spending data directly from contractors and grant recipients could also help agencies better assess spending.

The Core Federal Services Council is Gone. Now What?

The Office of Managment and Budget's recent memo to reduce reporting burdens also eliminated a customer experience-focused group.

Per OMB, Agencies No Longer Have to Report on Y2K Plans

The White House nixed several outdated IT directives to federal agencies.

MGT Act Looks Promising But...

Agencies should start thinking now about making the business case for change, performance metrics and how to transition from outdated technologies to new platforms.

Here’s How Agencies Should Implement Trump’s Cyber Order

Agency heads can appoint an official to be accountable for cybersecurity rather than being accountable themselves.

There Is a Place for USDS, 18F in Trump Administration

U.S. Digital Service would receive $19 million, while 18F would get $21 million.

Agencies Struggle to Stop Using Social Security Numbers as Identifiers

Ten years after agencies were to limit using SSNs, they've seen "limited success," GAO said.

Trump Team is Floating Cyber Executive Order to Industry

Cyber watchers urge Trump to hold officials accountable for cyber lapses, but to be clear what accountability means.

Former OMB Controller To Join Deloitte

He will take on the role of chief strategy officer for the firm's federal government practice.

What’s Up With the Office of Management and Budget Website?

Currently, the integral agency—a repository for memoranda issued by the executive branch—is without a website.

Trump’s Nominee to Lead OMB Wants Better Data

Rep. Mick Mulvaney suggested bad data leads to bad policy decisions.

Government Needs Tech-Savvy Leaders to Succeed, Says Outgoing OMB Chief

In the 21st century, every agency’s mission rests heavily on officials with a “high tech IQ,” Shaun Donovan said in his White House exit memo.

White House Leaves Trump a Tech To-Do List

The Office of Science and Technology's exit memo features many recommendations to keep the country's tech edge.

Will Trump Bring Back Outsourcing and A-76?

Prepare for the debate about which agency functions are “inherently governmental” and whether contracting out saves money.

Government Shared Services Meet Challenges in People, Capital

Shared services continue to face challenges from how agencies are funding to finding the right personnel.