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OMB pushing agencies to use single system for online transactions

The Office of Management and Budget is circulating a draft memo to CFOs to all-but-mandate the use of the Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) run by the Treasury Department. Sources say agencies would have to justify to OMB why they wouldn't use the IPP. It's part of the administration's effort to push agencies toward more financial management shared services.

Tags: management , financial management , shared services , David Mader , Mark Reger , OMB , Improper payments , Financial Management Line of Business , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 04:06am EST

OMB's A-123 rewrite to flip risk management on its head

Mike Wetklow, an Office of Management and Budget official, said the expected changes to Circular A-123 will ask agencies to view risk management in a different way.

Tags: management , OMB , Mike Wetklow , Commerce Department , Tim Soltis , Education Department , A-123 , enterprise risk management , Emily Kopp , Karen Hardy

Wednesday - 02/11/2015, 05:21pm EST

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Office of Management and Budget recently released an update to Circular A-123, a guide for agencies on managing risk at an enterprise level. A new report from the Association of Government Accountants examined the revision. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller spoke with Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive about why A-123 is a big deal in government accounting circles.

Tags: Circular A-123 , management , Emily Kopp , accounting , OMB , Jason Miller , Risk management

Monday - 11/03/2014, 03:52pm EST
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IGs overburdened by congressional mandates, survey finds

Inspectors general say congressionally mandated reviews of agency conference spending and charge card use are taking resources away from more important investigations, a new survey finds.

Tags: oversight , inspector general , audits , Kearney & Co. , Emily Kopp

Monday - 09/15/2014, 11:42am EDT

Data to drive 2016 discretionary budget decisions

The Office of Management and Budget told agencies in its annual budget guidance to propose a 2 percent reduction in discretionary spending levels and an increase for a specific, prioritized set of programs that are working well. OMB's Lisa Danzig said agencies should use the data from their strategic reviews to help make these decisions.

Tags: budget , OMB , management , Lisa Danzig , Brian Deese , The Performance Institute , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:02pm EDT

2014 AGA National Leadership Conference

Federal News Radio's Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp reported live on the morning of Feb. 11, 2014, from the 2012 AGA National Leadership Conference at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.

Tags: Margo Sheridan , Dennis Taitano , DoD , Navy , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , photo gallery

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 01:09pm EST

2014 AGA National Leadership Conference

Federal News Radio interviews Comptroller General Gene Dodaro; Margo Sheridan, DoD's director of Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness; Dennis Taitano, the Navy's deputy assistant secretary for Financial Operations; and Steve Herrera, Air Force Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Operations, at the annual conference.

Tags: Margo Sheridan , Dennis Taitano , DoD , Navy , Tom Temin , Gene Dodaro , Steve Herrera , GAO , Air Force

Monday - 02/10/2014, 11:44am EST

Federal Drive Show Blog - February 11, 2014

On the Federal Drive 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.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Lauren Larson , John Palguta , Jennifer Lynch , Bob Cusack ,

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 12:16pm EST

CFOs at tipping point due to fewer resources, more requirements

A new survey by the Association of Government Accountants and Grant Thornton finds federal CFOs and their staffs have only enough time, money and know-how to do the basics around financial management. Agency financial managers are frustrated with having to face ever-increasing mandates with fewer people.

Tags: management , financial management , Grant Thornton , Robert Shea , Denise Lippuner , Relmond Van Daniker , CFO , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 06:11am EDT
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Budget constraints top IG concerns, new survey reveals

A new survey of the inspector general community says tighter budgets are making it difficult for IGs to do their jobs effectively. Sequestration hasn't help matters either.

Tags: oversight , inspector general , survey , sequestration , furloughs , David Zavada , Kearney & Co. , Michael OConnell , human resources , management , budget

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 06:04pm EDT
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