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Survey: Acquisition policy doesn't translate

A new survey from the Professional Services Council and Grant Thornton finds contracting officers don't always find new guidance helpful in how they do their job. Acquisition workers also say too much oversight is causing innovation to be muted.

Tags: contracting , OFPP , OMB , Stan Soloway , Lew Crenshaw , PSC , time and materials contracts , high risk contracts , Recovery Act contracting , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 06:21am EST
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Mission and merit systems collide in HR

A recent survey of chief human capital officers reveals some shortcomings and frustrations in the relationship between CHCOs and the Office of Personnel Management. But two veteran federal HR experts said such a tension is natural and even healthy. And a top OPM leader talks about an initiative to resolve concerns over the shortcomings of training on the part of the HR workforce and their ability to assist in hiring reforms.

Tags: management , human resource management , CHCO Council , OPM , Kathryn Medina , DHS , Jeff Neal , John Salamone , FMP , Ron Sanders , Booz Allen Hamilton , Partnership for Public Service , hiring reforms , Max Cacas

Friday - 08/20/2010, 06:39am EDT
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OMB must sell Congress on budget cuts

Former OMB officials say having solid data on why certain programs need to be ended or cut is key to making this initiative work. OMB directs agencies to suggest which low performing programs or those outside of the agency's mission to target for termination or reduction by Sept. 13.

Tags: management , Peter Orszag , OMB , GAO , HHS , Jonathan Breul , Robert Shea , IBM Center for the Business of Government , budget cuts , share in savings , PART , improper payments , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 06/09/2010, 06:31am EDT
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Tech jobs: who won, who lost in the recession?

While the U.S. high-tech industry lost 245,600 jobs in 2009, federal IT employees and contractors may have dodged the biggest bullets. Josh James, Director of Research for the TechAmerica Foundation, and Olga Grkavac, executive vice president, public sector, TechAmerica explain.

Tags: technology , P&B , TechAmerica , Josh James , Olga Grkavac , contracting , tech jobs

Friday - 04/30/2010, 10:40am EDT
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CIO Survey Task Force

Paul Wohlleben
Chairman of the CIO Survey Task Force,
Grant Thornton
March 5, 2009

Tags: tech , Ask the CIO , CIO survey , TechAmerica , Paul Wohlleben , cybersecurity , IT Infastructure

Tuesday - 03/03/2009, 01:34pm EST
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With the Best Host Ever

Tags: Sandy Scearce , Jane Norris , Heroines in Technology , P&B ,

Friday - 11/14/2008, 10:37am EST
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