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Is the budget deal the final word on contractor compensation?

Tucked away inside the bipartisan budget deal announced with much fanfare this week is a proposal limiting the maximum level contractors can charge the government to pay the salaries of their top executives to nearly half of what it is currently. But it may not be the final word on the issue on the sticky issue of contractor compensation. the budget deal's proposed changes to taxpayer-funded contractor salaries are competing with another piece of bipartisan legislation currently before Congress. The annual Defense Authorization Act seeks to lower the compensation limit but by far less than the budget deal.

Tags: congress , budget , acquisition , acquisition policy , contractor compensation cap , Stan Soloway , PSC , Dan Gordon , OFPP

Friday - 12/13/2013, 11:03am EST

Savings from reverse auctions not being maximized

As the use of reverse auctions continues to rise, the Government Accountability Office says agencies need more clear cut guidance to realize a maximum amount of savings.

Tags: GAO , OFPP , reverse auctions , acquisition , Contracting officers , contracts , FedBid , Army , DHS , VA , DOI , FAR , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Commitee , Tom Carper , small businesses , Ellen Kortesoja

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 04:23pm EST

Identity management in the cloud

Paul Christman, vice president Public Sector at Dell Software, discusses how his company can help you solve identity management issues at your agency.
December 10, 2013

Tags: technology , identity management , cloud computing , DHS , access management , Paul Christman , Dell Software , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 10:32pm EST
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White House says agencies slowly meeting open data milestones

Seven months after the White House issued a new policy and executive order, some agencies have met the requirements to release their data inventories and create a "/data" page. But many agencies have yet to follow through on the milestones.

Tags: technology , open government , White House , Education Department , Energy Department , Nick Sinai , Haley Van Dyck , jason miller

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 11:08am EST

Survey: Budget crises leave little time for long-term planning

A string of recent budget crises, doomsday deadlines and last-minute deals has complicated agencies' longer-term budget planning. However, most agency budget professionals say they're plowing through the uncertainty and will be able to meet spending targets for fiscal 2015 mandated by the Office of Management and Budget, according to a recent survey by Grant Thornton and the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis.

Tags: budget , 2015 budget , management , financial management , Grant Thornton , American Association for Budget and Program Analysis , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 04:48pm EST

Rep. Connolly says momentum is building for IT procurement reforms

Sen. Jean Shaheen (D-N.H.) introduced an amendment to the upper chamber's version of the Defense Authorization Act that closely mirrors the House's Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act. The House passed its version in June. The White House still hasn't officially weighed in on FITARA.

Tags: congress , technology , Gerry Connolly , Tom Carper , Jean Shaheen , Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act , Defense Authorization Bill , HealthCare.gov , CIO authorities , jason miller

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 04:11am EST
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Demand for data-driven models supplies agencies with decision making power

More and better information is getting to be the driving force behind spending and program decisions across the government. OMB is requiring agencies to update strategic plans and objectives based on their analysis of program and back-office data.

Tags: managament , Dustin Brown , Christopher Braden , CDC , Gary Eilerts , USAID , Max Stier , Partnership for Public Service , data-driven analysis , Nani Coloretti , Treasury , A New Era in Technology , jason miller

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 04:40am EST
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Government shutdown cost feds 6.6 million days of work

The 16-day government shutdown forced federal employees to miss millions of days of work, agencies to forego millions of dollars in revenue and programs to grind to a halt. In a new report, the Office of Management and Budget estimates that federal workers missed 6.6 million days of work and the shutdown cost more than $2.5 billion in pay and benefits for employees, most of whom didn't work.

Tags: government shutdown , DoD , furloughs , jason miller

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 02:55pm EST
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Feasibility of DATA Act questioned even as Senate committee OKs it

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 , Norman Dong , 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

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:21am EST
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