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NIST partners with Education Dept. on cyber education

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has inked a deal with the Education Department and the National Cybersecurity Education Council to better promote formal cybersecurity education.

Tags: NIST , NICE , cybersecurity , Federal Drive , NCEC

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 09:06am EST

MCPS asks state to pay up for RICA

Maryland's board of public works will announce budget cuts this week , but what about the money the state owes Montgomery County Public Schools?

Tags: schools , MCPS , RICA , budget

Tuesday - 10/14/2008, 08:17am EDT

New federal cookie policy coming soon?

Federal chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra says a 15-member working group is close to coming out with a report. It's been nearly six months since OMB ended the public comment period on whether to allow software to track users' habits.

Tags: technology , management , Aneesh Chopra , Dave McClure , Vivek Kundra , Cass Sunstein , OMB , OIRA , OSTP , GSA , EPA , DHS , Anil Dash , American Association for the Advancement of Scienc , open government , Federal cookie policy

Monday - 02/15/2010, 06:58am EST
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Four major agencies to stop using Grants.gov

OMB asks agencies to come up with $6 million to upgrade current system

Tags: technology , Peter Orszag , Tom Gavin , OMB , GSA , DoD , Justice , DHS , HHS , Turner Consulting Group , David Cassidy , Grants.gov , FedBizopps.gov

Thursday - 04/09/2009, 03:54pm EDT
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OMB to hold senior officials more accountable for government waste

President Obama will issue an executive order in the next week detailing steps agencies must take to reduce the amount of improper payments. OMB will set up a new online dashboard to track these expenditures, similar to the one for IT projects. Executive order also will implement stricter requirements for contractors to report overpayments.

Tags: management , Peter Orszag , Daniel Werfel , Tom Carper , Patrick Murphy , OMB , HHS , improper payments , Medicare , Recovery audits , CFO , Agriculture , Defense , DHS , DoT , VA

Wednesday - 11/18/2009, 07:02am EST
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OMB to give agencies plan to modernize services

White House hosts meeting with 50 CEOs from private sector companies to discuss how to incorporate best practices to make the government more effective and efficient. Chief performance officer Jeff Zients says the ideas from the meeting will be used to help agencies meet their three-to-eight high priority goals in 2010. The administration's goal is to change the way the government uses technology to serve citizens.

Tags: management , technology , Barack Obama , Jeff Zients , Scott Gould , Jacob Lew , Bill Lynn , Tony Miller , David Hayes , White House , OMB , VA , DoD , Interior , State , management agenda , high priority goals

Friday - 01/15/2010, 06:41am EST
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Budget approval opens floodgates of funding

Tags: budget , Energy , DoE , Dick Uliano

Thursday - 04/30/2009, 09:05am EDT
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Federal R&D efforts could get boost

NSF, NIST and Energy continue to receive increases on way to doubling budget by 2017. Overall, R&D across government increases only slightly. OSTP will create a dashboard to measure effectiveness of federal R&D efforts.

Tags: technology , John Holdren , Aneesh Chopra , White House , OSTP , NASA , NSF , Energy , NIST , USDA , Smithsonian , research and development , R&D dashboard , budget , FY 2011 budget

Tuesday - 02/02/2010, 06:40am EST
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VA needs to tighten oversight of G.I. Bill

Three senators say the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill needs tougher oversight after new figures show a quarter of the program's funds went to just eight companies that run for-profit colleges.

Tags: DoD , VA , GI Bill , Congress , VFW , vetjobs , Tom Carper , Tom Harkin , Jim Webb , Curtis Coy , ted daywalt , Jared Serbu , Ryan Gallucci

Friday - 09/23/2011, 05:20am EDT
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