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HUD buying into shared services; renewed push to merge DoD's CIO

In his Inside the Reporter's Notebook feature, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.

Tags: technology , acquisition , HUD , financial management , DoD , Bob Lentz , Defense Authorization Bill , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , industrial funding fee , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 06/24/2013, 05:29am EDT
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Treasury unveils Lew's improved signature

The Treasury Department unveiled Secretary Jacob Lew's new signature on Tuesday. It takes the Bureau of Engraving and Printing about 18 weeks to put new engraving plates into production. That means Lew's signature will not show up on the various currency denominations until sometime this fall.

Tags: Jacob Lew , Bureau of Printing and Engraving , people

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 08:24am EDT

New data could be difference-maker for move to shared services

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.

Tags: Norman Dong , technology , OMB , Lisa Schlosser , AGA , AFFIRM , shared services , financial management , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/07/2013, 05:26am EDT
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Retirement funds temporarily tapped to avoid debt limit default

In order to avoid defaulting on the national debt, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said late Monday he will begin tapping into two government employee retirement funds to buy more time.

Tags: Jacob Lew , retirement

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 04:10am EDT

OMB reworking financial system requirements to focus on outcomes, not inputs

The administration is expected to release a new directive in the coming weeks to update Circular A-127, which defines how agencies operate their financial systems. The new guidance is expected to open the market up to vendors and make it easier for agencies to transition to shared service providers.

Tags: technology , shared services , Adam Goldberg , OMB , Keith Trippie , DHS , Gwynne Kostin , GSA , Kirit Amin , Commerce , Management of Change Conference , ACT-IAC , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 05:27am EDT
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More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups.

Tags: IRS , Denis McDonough , President Barack Obama

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 03:40am EDT

Do Not Pay list lacks data as implementation nears

Senate lawmakers are promising to change the laws to let agencies have easier access to the Death Master File and other key databases. Starting June 1, agencies must check the Do Not Pay list before issuing any money.

Tags: management , financial management , Danny Werfel , OMB , Richard Gregg , Tom Coburn , Tom Carper , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , improper payments , SSA , Death Master File , information sharing , Marianna LaCanfora , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 05:49am EDT
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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 , data sharing , Rise of the Money People , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/15/2013, 05:30am EDT
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Lew hopeful on reaching a budget breakthrough

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday that he is optimistic that President Barack Obama will be able to reach an agreement with Republicans in Congress to break a budget impasse that's triggered across-the-board government spending cuts.

Tags: Jack Lew , Congress , House , Senate

Friday - 03/15/2013, 10:40am EDT
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