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OMB: improve geospatial data collection, sharing

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra wants agencies to take a portfolio approach so geospatial data is better coordinated governmentwide. The administration releases a supplement to Circular A-16 making geospatial data a capital asset.

Tags: technology , Vivek Kudra , OMB , Federal Geographic Data Committee , geospatial data , information sharing , Circular A-16 ,

Thursday - 11/11/2010, 07:27am EST

VA wants to bring innovation to VistA

Agency CIO Baker said moving the electronic health system to open source would let VA to more easily and more quickly use software developed outside of the department. VA's decision comes after an industry panel recommended 10 ways to fix VistA.

Tags: technology , Roger Baker , VA , Indian Health Service , IAC , ACT , open source , VistA , health IT ,

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 07:18pm EST
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GPO now offering HSPD-12 services

Printing Office gets a spot on the Approved Products List to offer graphical personalization services. GPO first mulled providing these services in 2006.

Tags: technology , Steve LeBlanc , GPO , GSA , HSPD-12 , secure identity management ,

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 06:49pm EST

Army CIO Sorenson to retire

The general spent more than 37 years in the service, including the last three as CIO. Mike Kreiger will be the acting CIO in the interim. Sorenson led several enterprise initiatives including moving the Army's e-mail system to DISA.

Tags: technology , management , Jeff Sorenson , Mike Kreiger , Malcolm O'Neill , Mark Bowman , Army , DoD , DISA ,

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 03:40pm EST

OMB kicks off voting for SAVE Awards

The Office of Management and Budget chose four ideas out of 18,000 entries that will save the government money. The winner will get to meet President Obama and present their idea. Voting starts today.

Tags: management , Jeff Zients , Marjorie Cook , Thomas Koenning , Paul Behe , Trudy Givens , Nancy Fichtner , OMB , USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service , Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administ , DHS , Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons , VA , SAVE award ,

Monday - 11/08/2010, 02:44pm EST

OPM reissues proposal to update suitability checks

A year after the first proposed rule, the agency clarifies language to require re-investigations at least every five years for employees in public trust positions. The rule would implement a 2009 Executive Order.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , John Berry , OPM , background investigations , suitability checks , George Bush , public trust positions ,

Friday - 11/05/2010, 04:11pm EDT

DHS Correa moving to management role in CIS

Correa has spent 28 years working in the procurement area. She now moves to a broader role.

Tags: contracting , management , Soraya Correa , DHS , ICE ,

Friday - 11/05/2010, 01:18pm EDT

OMB, DHS working on new HSPD-12 guidance

The memo is part of a broader effort to improve authentication to computers and buildings across government using secure identity cards. The White House also is close to finalizing the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. President Obama could sign the strategy this winter.

Tags: technology , Phil Reitinger , Ari Schwartz , DHS , GSA , NIST , OMB , TechAmerica , identity management , HSPD-12 , cybersecurity , National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cybers ,

Friday - 11/05/2010, 07:14am EDT
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Debate over telework provisions in union contracts

Federal News Radio's Jason Miller explains the new telework provisions in contracts from the American Federation of Government Employees.

Tags: American Federation of Government Employees , John Gage , National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relat , telework , management

Wednesday - 11/03/2010, 07:31pm EDT
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AcqStat sessions give broader view of challenges

OFPP is holding these meetings with large agencies to understand how they are meeting the Obama administration's acquisition goals. The sessions are similar to the TechStat sessions, but they're not at the program level. OFPP also is finalizing rules around multiple award contracts and schedule bidding.

Tags: contracting , Lesley Field , Dan Gordon , OFPP , GSA , Federal Acquisition Institute , Coalition for Government Procurement , GSA schedules , multiple award contracting , acquisition workforce , Frontline Forums , AcqStat , Contracting Functional Advisory Boards ,

Wednesday - 11/03/2010, 07:03am EDT
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