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Congress amps up Federal Acquisition Institute's horsepower

As part of the Defense Authorization bill, lawmakers approve the FAI Improvement Act. The provision reaffirms the organization's role to oversee and train the civilian acquisition workforce. It also gives OFPP more oversight over the funding and development of procurement education.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition workforce , Dan Gordon , Susan Collins , Gerry Connolly , Congress , Federal Acquisition Institute Improvement Act , Federal Acquisition Institute , Alan Chvotkin , Professional Services Council , Stan Livingstone , ASI Government , House Armed Services Committee , Senate Armed Service Committee , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , training , 2012 Defense Authorization bill ,

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 05:01am EST
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OFPP calls for more micro-purchase spending with small firms

A new memo from OFPP and OMB tells agencies to improve training to buy more from small businesses through the government charge card.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , SBA , OFPP , OMB , Dan Gordon , Karen Mills , Danny Werfel , micro-purchase threshold , government charge card , GSA , Small business contracting ,

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 04:25pm EST

VanRoekel expands data center consolidation goals again

The federal CIO expects agencies will shut down 1,200 data centers by 2015, up from the goal of 962 set in October. VanRoekel said agencies already benefiting from shutting down facilities in 2011.

Tags: technology , Steven VanRoekel , OMB , CIO Council , Census , DoD , data center consolidation ,

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 02:07pm EST

GSA to tighten oversight of conflict-of-interest rules for FedRAMP

Under the cloud security requirements, vendors who want to be third party assessment organizations and cloud service providers must prove they have walled-off the two parts of their company. GSA released details Dec. 8 and held an industry day Dec. 16 for vendors who want to be third-party assessers. GSA expects to release the FedRAMP security controls early in 2012.

Tags: technology , GSA , Dave McClure , Kathy Conrad , cloud computing , cybersecurity , FedRAMP ,

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 11:03pm EST
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Federal websites suffering from lack of consistency, standards

New report from the .gov Reform Task Force shows agencies run more than 440 inactive websites, few measure performance consistently and there are few standards for how to design the sites. In the survey of the 56 largest agencies, the task force found Treasury has the most domains and NASA has the most public facing websites.

Tags: technology , management , OMB , GSA , .gov Reform Task Force , websites , customer service , NASA , Treasury

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 02:54pm EST

GSA's Section 508 guru Weaver to retire

Terry Weaver plans to leave government service Jan. 3 and start her own Section 508 consulting firm.

Tags: technology , management , Section 508 , Terry Weaver , GSA , Access Board , Helen Chamberlain , people , IRS ,

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 12:17pm EST

Three Recovery Board lessons ready for governmentwide expansion

The Government Accountability and Transparency Board submitted its first report to President Barack Obama last week highlighting oversight and accountability initiatives that could be used by more agencies. The Recovery Board is testing a new site to bring together analytical and forensic tools to prevent and find waste, fraud and abuse.

Tags: management , budget , Campaign to Cut Waste , OMB , Jacob Lew , Recovery and Transparency Board , Government Accountability and Transparency Board , improper payments , waste, fraud and abuse , oversight

Monday - 12/19/2011, 03:02pm EST

New cyber strategy coordinates $1B in R&D efforts

The White House released the new plan to focus on four broad areas to improve cybersecurity in the government and in the private sector. Howard Schmidt, the White House cyber coordinator, said agencies will issue RFPs and RFIs to meet the strategy's goals.

Tags: technology , cybersecuirty , Howard Schmidt , Office of Science and Technology Policy , research and development ,

Friday - 12/16/2011, 05:16am EST
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Senate begins work on FISMA update

Lieberman said a congressional staff is reviewing draft legislative language of the comprehensive cybersecurity legislation, which includes an update to the 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act. Sen. Reid promised to work on a cyber bill during the early part of the Senate session in 2012.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Joe Lieberman , Howard Schmidt , Congress , Tom Carper , FISMA , Diane Watson , Harry Reid , Homeland Security and Defense Business Council

Friday - 12/16/2011, 05:59am EST

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 , A-76 , House Appropriations Committee ,

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