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Obama appeals to feds for reorg suggestions

Federal employees have some of the best knowledge about how our government works, and some of the best ideas of how to improve it so it best serves the American people. That's why the White House wants your input through a new online tool.

Tags: management , Jeff Zients , Barack Obama , OMB , government reorganization , trade and exports , crowdsourcing ,

Wednesday - 03/30/2011, 07:27am EDT

DoD ready to Go Mobile on iPhone, Android

The Pentagon wants servicemen and women to use their own smartphones to develop apps and access the military's networks. Senior officials as early as next month will approve the technical standards for devices that run the Apple and Google operating systems.

Tags: technology , Anmy Torres , DoD , Army , DKO , mobile apps , Go Mobile , iPhone , iPad , Android ,

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 07:13am EDT
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OPM advocates for innovations to FEHB

The agency will issue its first Call Letter of 2011 Friday detailing suggestions for insurance carriers to focus on wellness and healthy lifestyles. Director Berry also wants insurance providers to offer affinity benefits for domestic partners of federal employees. Later this year, OPM will launch a new medical claims database to improve the plans.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , OPM , Walt Francis , Checkbook , FEHB , Harley Geiger , CDT , privacy , cybersecurity , domestic partner benefits , American Health insurance Plans , data warehouse , medical-loss ratio ,

Friday - 03/25/2011, 07:31am EDT
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CMS to take on improper payments in new way

The agency plans to follow the model credit card companies use to identify potential problems on the front end instead of trying to chase down the money after the fact. CMS accounts for about 46 percent of all improper payments across the government. Overall, OMB wants to reduce the governmentwide error rate to 4.18 percent by 2013.

Tags: management , technology , Kay Daly , George Mills , Judith Oliveira , David Sidari , OMB , GAO , CMS , SSA , HUD , HHS , improper payments , recovery auditing , predictive modeling ,

Thursday - 03/24/2011, 07:47am EDT
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Justice awards $1 billion IT services contract

DoJ's ITSS-4 multiple award contract gives 20 companies the ability to bid on task orders to provide a variety of technology services.

Tags: contracting , industry , Justice , IT services , ITSS-4 ,

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 02:17pm EDT

OMB to make reorg recommendations by June 30

Jeff Zients, OMB's deputy director for management and chief performance officer, said he sent an email to federal employees asking for ways to reform export and trade missions of agencies. He said there are 12 different agencies that have programs in these areas. A new platform has collected almost 1,200 ideas so far.

Tags: management , Jeff Zients , OMB , Brookings Institution , reorganization , Ideascale , SAVE award ,

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 01:23pm EDT
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Agencies still struggling to encrypt mobile devices

Despite a 2006 mandate to secure mobile devices and implement two-factor authentication, only just over half of federal agencies have managed to do so. OMB submits its annual FISMA report to Congress detailing the steps the government has taken to improve cybersecurity, including spending $12 billion on cybersecurity last year.

Tags: technology , management , Vivek Kundra , OMB , DoD , GSA , NASA , DHS , U.S. CERT , NIST , cybersecurity , FISMA , continuous monitoring , encryption , HSPD-12 , Cyber Workforce , CyberStat , Cyberscope , supply chain ,

Monday - 03/21/2011, 07:27am EDT
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Kundra pitches more budget authority for CIOs

The federal CIO told House lawmakers that one major reason IT projects fail is the lack of authority agency technology executives have over spending. Kundra said as part of the 25-point IT reform plan, OMB is restricting the roles of all major agency CIOs. He said the Interior Department is the model, and HHS is next.

Tags: technology , management , Vivek Kundra , Jo Ann Emerson , Jose Serrano , OMB , Interior , HHS , House Appropriations Committee , role of the CIO , budget authority ,

Friday - 03/18/2011, 07:30am EDT
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CHCOs have 30 days to improve appraisals

A council working group will deliver recommendations and options to the Office of Personnel Management for how to improve the way managers rate employee performance. OPM Director John Berry said appraisals need to be simplified and happen more frequently.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , John Berry , Michael Kane , Janie Payne , OPM , HUD , Energy , IRMCO , CHCO Council , performance management ,

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 07:34am EDT
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