Agency News: White House


Federal mobility, Web reform strategies to be consolidated

Government IT officials plan on merging federal mobility ad Web reforms into one guidance.

How OMB's guidance fails to prevent duplication at federal agencies

Efforts to prevent the proliferation of overlapping programs have fallen short.

Federal contract spending remained flat in 2011

OMB is optimistic that agency efforts to curb spending are the start of a trend, official writes.

White House online privacy policy raises questions

The White House's push for online privacy protections for consumers might not go far enough.

Regulations.gov gets a facelift, but it might not be enough

The White House announced a new redesign for Regulations.gov, but e-rulemaking needs more to see a real boost.

Obama presses for agency consolidation

The president is asking Congress to grant him the authority to consolidate government agencies in an effort to streamline the executive branch.

BusinessUSA.gov goes live

Small-business owners now have a website where they can find useful business-related information and resources.

Federal CIO details IT forecast

Administration pledges progress in IT despite budget cuts.

OFPP and the dangers of politicizing procurement

Experts say the next OFPP administrator must not bring campaign rhetoric to the job.

Chopra defends tech policy impact on federal workers

In his last appearance as federal CTO, Aneesh Chopra was called upon to defend the impact of the administration's innnovation policies on federal employees.

Agencies get new IT fraud prevention tool

The Recovery Accountability & Transparency Board is conducting pilot projects with other federal agencies of a new anti-fraud tool.

Feds making fewer improper payments

Many agencies still have not tried to figure out why they make improper payments, but the total has declined.