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New ‘hallways' lead to strategic sourcing expansion

Under the Obama administration's strategic sourcing cross-agency priority goal, new commodity managers will oversee "hallways" for information technology, administration and human resources across government. The hope is that the managers and their teams of experts will be able to offer guidance and best practices to agencies when it comes to strategic sourcing.

Tags: strategic sourcing , acquisition , technology , OMB , GSA , DoD , GAO , SBA , Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council , OS3 , Stephanie Wasko ,

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 05:54pm EDT

New ‘hallways' lead to strategic sourcing expansion

Under the Obama administration's strategic sourcing cross-agency priority goal, new commodity managers will oversee "hallways" for information technology, administration and human resources across government. The hope is that the managers and their teams of experts will be able to offer guidance and best practices to agencies when it comes to strategic sourcing.

Tags: strategic sourcing , acquisition , technology , OMB , GSA , DoD , GAO , SBA , Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council , OS3 , Stephanie Wasko

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 05:41pm EDT

OMB, OSTP to release new tools to reach big open data goals

The Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology Policy are on track to launch a new metadata validator tool this month. They are also developing an integrated dashboard that will track agency progress on the administration's open data goals.

Tags: OMB , Treasury , shared services , management , technology , financial management , Performance.gov , Stephanie Wasko , human resources management ,

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 01:31pm EDT

Shared service providers preparing for more, bigger agencies

The Obama administration looks to expand shared service usage even more by improving existing financial shared service providers and laying the groundwork for shared service governance.

Tags: OMB , Treasury , shared services , management , technology , Performance.gov , Stephanie Wasko , financial management , human resources management ,

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Are agencies meeting cross-agency goals? OMB reviews make it hard to tell

The Office of Management and Budget's assessment of cross-agency priority (CAP) goals could use improvement, according to a Government Accountability Office report published Tuesday. GAO found many of the reviews lacked relevant information, such as time frames for particular goals and the status of ongoing efforts.

Tags: OMB , GAO , Performance.gov , management , oversight , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 10:41am EDT

Beth Cobert, deputy director for management, OMB

What's the secret to meeting 100 agency performance goals in the next two years?

Tags: Beth Cobert , OMB , Federal Drive , Jason Miller , Deloitte , Jitinder Kohli , performance goals

Friday - 03/14/2014, 12:34pm EDT
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Agencies improving security of IT networks slowly, but surely

The White House released updated progress report on the cross-agency cybersecurity goals and found most agencies improved. The administration said more agencies are using smart cards to log onto their networks and more are implementing continuous monitoring.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , OMB , White House , Andy Ozment , HSPD-12 , TIC , continuous monitoring , Jason Miller , exclusive

Monday - 06/10/2013, 05:26am EDT
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Government needs senior execs willing to break agency mold, report says

The Obama administration has set its sights on more than a dozen national priorities, such as cybersecurity and energy efficiency, that cut across federal agency missions. But the government lacks a dedicated team of senior executives willing to break out of the agency mold to implement those goals, according to a new report from the IBM Center for the Business of Government. The author of the report, Bruce Barkley, told Federal News Radio his proposals for redesigning the Senior Executive Service.

Tags: management , workforce , SES , best practices , GPRA , Bruce Barkley , In Depth , Francis Rose , IBM Center for the Business of Government

Monday - 05/13/2013, 08:28pm EDT
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Cross-agency priorities give cyber an in with non-IT officials

White House senior director for cybersecurity Andy Ozment said budget folks are getting a better understanding of why cybersecurity is important thanks to the administration's high- priority governmentwide goals. NIST also is helping push the cross-agency goals forward from a technical perspective.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Donna Dodson , NIST , Andy Ozment , White House , HSPD-12 , continuous monitoring , Trusted Internet Connections , Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/12/2012, 05:16am EDT