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CFOs relying more on data, managing risk to find budget efficiencies

A new Federal News Radio survey finds agency financial managers have moved up to the next level and are using information and performance metrics to inform their decision making. Respondents say they are finding ways to use data to find efficiencies. Workforce training, retaining and hiring are among their top priorities. The survey is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: exclusive , management , financial management , CFO , sequestration , performance measurement , data analytics , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 04:37am EDT
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DoD makes auditability a priority, but will likely miss 2014 deadline

The Defense Department's attitude toward the importance of auditability has undergone a marked change, but experts believe compliance with its next legal deadline will be a stretch.

Tags: DoD , audit readiness , financial management , Congress , Mike Conaway , DoD IG , Dan Blair , Tracy Porter , Grant Thornton , Jared Serbu

Friday - 04/12/2013, 05:28am EDT
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Agency collaboration key to saving money

As the new chairman of the Senate Governmental Affairs subcommittee that oversees the federal workforce and government efficiency, Sen. Jon Tester says he will work to improve government services by pushing for better inter-agency collaboration and smarter investments that produce results.

Tags: Jon Tester , Montana , financial management , collaboration , duplicative programs

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 06:58pm EDT

Data analytics improving CFOs' lines of sight for program execution

Federal chief financial officers have more foresight, insight and hindsight than ever before to make better decisions. But just as important as having these wide-ranging sight lines is how they are being translated down to the program level. Experts say agencies are slowly heading down the path of using data to make better decisions.

Tags: management , financial management , data analytics , Danny Werfel , OMB , Grant Thornton , Deloitte , Doug Criscitello , Vincent Dennis , GSA , FEMA , Treasury , data sharing , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/15/2013, 05:30am EDT
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Tough budget times lead to Golden Age for the CFO

Federal finance may conjure up images of dull reports and boring people toiling away on spreadsheets. If that's what comes to mind, it may be time to revise your thinking. Doug Criscitello and Jeff Steinhoff, two former federal financial executives, spoke with Federal News Radio about the evolving workforce as part of our special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: Doug Criscitello , Jeff Steinhoff , CFO , finance , workforce , financial management , Federal Drive , In Depth

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 04:57pm EDT
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Why actuaries are important to your agency's financial success

Stephen Goss, chief actuary at the Social Security Administration, explains what an actuary actually does and how they can help agencies save money. This interview is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: actuary , SSA , Stephen Goss , Federal Drive

Friday - 04/12/2013, 02:12pm EDT
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Why collaboration with your agency's CFO is a smart decision

Linda Springer, former controller at the Office of Management and Budget, tells In Depth's Francis Rose why it's important for members across the C-Suite to work together.

Tags: Linda Springer , Ernst & Young , collaboration , financial management , succession planning , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 04/12/2013, 01:21pm EDT
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5 trends and hurdles for the future of effective financial management

From shared services and data-driven decision-making, to shrinking budgets and workforces, Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People, tracks the emerging trends in effective financial management at federal agencies, and the possible hurdles that stand in the way of saving even more money.

Tags: financial management , shared services , workforce , Clarence Crawford , Deloitte , Peggy Sherry , DHS , Jack Moore

Friday - 04/12/2013, 05:22am EDT

Mica: 'Mismanagement of assets is shameful'

Congressman John Mica says his top priority as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations is to cut agency waste, fraud and abuse beyond just the low hanging fruit. Mica's column is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: John Mica , Congress , duplicative programs , real property , financial management , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , House ,

Friday - 04/12/2013, 04:21am EDT

Bureau of Fiscal Service primes network for influx of new customers

Kim McCoy, the bureau's chief information officer, said she's looking at how best to pre-position resources to get new agency financial management customers on board more quickly.
April 11, 2013

Tags: technology , management , Kim McCoy , Bureau of Fiscal Service , Treasury Department , financial management , shared services , data analytics , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller ,

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 09:01pm EDT
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