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National Finance Center defaulting to e-pay stubs

OMB says only 30 percent of NFC's 640,000 customers receive pay slips electronically. Employees must opt in to receive a paper pay stub.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , Peter Orszag , OMB , National Finance Center , DHS , Electronic pay stub , SAVE award

Monday - 03/29/2010, 07:42pm EDT

'Feds Get Fit' despite weather on the Mall

Foul weather in Washington fails to deter the launch of a program to get federal workers to be more physically active and healthy.

Tags: management , OPM , John Berry , Kathleen Merrigan , President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports , Penelope Slade-Sawyer , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 10/28/2009, 06:42am EDT

Information Revolution, Part 2

Data relevancy taking over data accessibility

Tags: technology , management , Interior , HUD , Jerry Williams , Lisa Schlosser , Linda Burek , data management , JM

Wednesday - 10/29/2008, 01:28pm EDT

OMB, HHS create new health IT task force

New entity will be led by eight agencies, including OPM, VA and DoD. The focus will be on policy development, coordination and implementation of federal health IT.

Tags: technology , management , Peter Orszag , Kathleen Sebelius , OMB , HHS , OPM , VA , DoD , SSA , Commerce , Health IT

Tuesday - 02/23/2010, 03:00pm EST

Federal R&D efforts could get boost

NSF, NIST and Energy continue to receive increases on way to doubling budget by 2017. Overall, R&D across government increases only slightly. OSTP will create a dashboard to measure effectiveness of federal R&D efforts.

Tags: technology , John Holdren , Aneesh Chopra , White House , OSTP , NASA , NSF , Energy , NIST , education , Smithsonian , Research and development , R&D dashboard , budget , FY 2011 budget

Tuesday - 02/02/2010, 06:40am EST

Agencies begin to alter approach to IT system development

Several departments are starting to understand that buying and creating technology systems can be done in small, iterative steps. OMB's push for agile development seems to be taking hold across the government.

Tags: technology , Agile development , DoD , OMB , FBI , Robert White , rob vietmeyer , tyler bond , IT reform , AFFIRM , TechStat , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/17/2011, 06:01am EDT

USDA makes advances in telework program

The number of teleworkers at the Department of Agriculture has swelled to more than 58,000 - up from just 16,000 a year ago.

Tags: telework , workforce

Monday - 10/10/2011, 05:26pm EDT

New IT helps USDA's Risk Management Agency survive data deluge

A record year for insurance crop claims pushes RMA's systems to the brink. Chad Sheridan, RMA's CIO, said recent modernization efforts kept the agency's systems processing and paying claims.
October 6,2011

Tags: technology , chad sheridan , Risk Management Agency , Ask the CIO , Records management , IT modernization , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 08:16pm EDT
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