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In our special report, Shared Services Revisited, OMB still must solve long-standing challenges to ensure federal providers are capable of bringing on large, cabinet level agencies. The role of the private sector is leaving some vendors unhappy, but officials say history shows their success rate with financial management system implementation to be poor.
Tags: management , financial management , Shared Services Revisited , OMB , Treasury , Beth Angerman , Lisa Kazor , Savantage , Reid Jackson , Compusearch , Kevin Greer , Accenture , Joe Ward , Interior Business Center , Jason Miller
In part 1 of Federal News Radio's special report, this second attempt by OMB to move agencies to financial management shared services is fraught with the same obstacles of a decade ago. But OMB believes this attempt at shared services is different. The administration says budget concerns and technology advancements will help overcome these long-standing barriers.
Tags: management , technology , shared services , Beth Angerman , Treasury , OMB , GSA , Lisa Kazor , Oracle , Reid Jackson , Carlos Otal , Grant Thornton , financial management , Jason Miller , Shared Services Revisited , Aaron Cornfeld
In this week's Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller explores how DoD is developing its cloud security standards and Treasury is filling a financial management void.
Tags: Teri Takai , FedRAMP , GSA , DoD , Keith Alexander , Edward Snowden , cloud , cybersecurity , Mike Rogers , Robert Work , Treasury , Mark Reger , Danny Werfel , OMB , Anne Rung , Dennis VanderTuig , Dan Gordon , OFPP , Lesley Field , Jason Miller , Inside the Reporters Notebook
Some agency leaders who would be charged with implementing the bill are unsure the DATA Act can be brought to life successfully. Officials said the government can improve how it makes data accessible and publishes procurement and other spending information. But the DATA Act may be asking for things that aren't pragmatically possible.
Tags: management , financial management , Dick Gregg , Treasury , Jim Taylor , Labor , OMB , DATA Act , Rob Portman , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Hudson Hollester , Data Transparency Coalition , Association of Government Accountants , Data Center Consolidation Act , Jason Miller
The Office of Management and Budget rescinds CircularA-127 and issues new guidance to simplify financial system requirements. The goal is to improve quality, utility and the reliability of federal financial information.
Deputy Controller Norman Dong issued a memo to CFOs detailing steps they must take over the next 17 months better track and validate data between agency financial systems and the USASpending.gov portal.
OMB and Treasury have been working with the four federal financial management shared services providers to collect information on cost and performance. OMB Deputy Controller Norman Dong said the data will help agencies make true comparisons of the providers.