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E-Gov Fund continues to stand alone, gets boost to $16M

Senate lawmakers won out over the debate about whether or not to merge the E-Government Fund with the Federal Citizen Services Fund. DHS also receives $166 million for cybersecurity programs in the fiscal 2014 spending bill.

Tags: Congress , OMB , E-Government Fund , GSA , Federal Citizen Services Fund , Gavin Baker , Center for Effective Government , Transportation , USDA , DHS , cybersecurity , technology , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 03:56am EST

Cyber test gives Army Corps faith in system resilience

The DoD Cyber Command poked and prodded the Army Corps' Los Angeles district's network during a recent Command Cyber Readiness Inspection. Army Corps of Engineers CIO Bob Kazimer said the analysis will give the rest of the agency lessons learned to improve cybersecurity across the Corps.
December 15, 2011

Tags: technology , Bob Kazimer , Army Corps of Engineers , cybersecurity , DoD , Cyber Command , Virtualization , Lockheed Martin , IT services , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 09:07pm EST
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E-gov fund gets boost in spending bill

The latest version of the minibus spending bill for fiscal 2012 includes a $4.4 million increase for the E-Government Fund.

Tags: OMB , budget , Congress , House , E-Government Fund , open government , Gavin Baker , OMB Watch , GSA , House Appropriations Committee , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 03:54pm EST

DoD renews push against converting in-house work to contractors

Rob Burton, a partner at Venable law firm, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what recent indications from the Defense Department on A-76 and other workforce initiatives mean for industry.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , contracting , acquisition , acquisition policy , Venable , Rob Burton , Jo Ann Rooney ,

Monday - 12/12/2011, 05:47pm EST
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The end for NSPS?

DoD authorization bill calls for all converted employees to return to GS system. Legislation also would suspend A-76 for three years.

Tags: pay & benefits , contracting , Rep. Ike Skelton , Rep. Jim Langevin , Rep. Susan Davis , Rep. Carol Shea-Porter , Robert Gates , DoD , House Armed Services Committee , NSPS , pay for performance , Public-private competitions , acquisition reform , pay raise , General Schedule system

Wednesday - 06/17/2009, 03:48pm EDT

Agencies need rules before bringing jobs in-house

Rep. Issa says acquisition reform must begin with defining inherently governmental. He also proposes to use third parties to help write contract requirements.

Tags: contracting , Rep. Darrell Issa , Jeff Liebman , OMB , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Energy , DoD , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , acquisition reform , inherently governmental , workforce , In-sourcing , P&B

Thursday - 06/25/2009, 06:44am EDT
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Agency pilots help cultivate 'inherently governmental' changes

Agencies are getting a better understanding whether they over-rely on contractors. Vendors are mostly happy with the draft policy detailing how agencies should decide which jobs should be done only by federal employees. OMB expects 24 demonstration projects to finish by early May.

Tags: contracting , Jeff Zients , Dan Gordon , OMB , OFPP , TechAmerica , Professional Services Council , Business Coalition for Fair Competition , Trey Hodgkins , Stan Soloway , inherently governmental , insourcing ,

Thursday - 04/01/2010, 07:02am EDT
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Union opposition keyed to A-76 shortcomings

Administration officials still claim some success

Tags: mngt , contracting , OMB , JM , DoD , Clay Johnson , Colleen Kelley , OFPP , NTEU , Competitive sourcing , President's Management Agenda , Crowell and Moring , Angela Styles , IRS

Monday - 01/05/2009, 07:08am EST

OMB's Zients stakes out acquisition reform plans

The deputy director for management tells lawmakers the government will save $40 billion over the next two years. Zients also wants agencies to grow the acquisition workforce by five percent over the next few years. Lawmakers express some reservations about OMB's plans.

Tags: contracting , Jeff Zients , Claire McCaskill , Susan Collins , Tom Coburn , OMB , OFPP , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs , Contracting Oversight , acquisition workforce , Inherently governmental , insourcing

Thursday - 10/29/2009, 06:40am EDT
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