Agency News: White House


Technology aids regulation reform

Some agencies find technological tools to help meet presidential demand for reduced regulations.

New White House cyber czar brings intell chops

Michael Daniel, Howard Schmidt's successor at the White House, brings new skills to bear.

Dan Chenok to take reins at IBM think tank

Jonathan Breul is retiring as executive director of the research organization.

OMB to update old cybersecurity guidelines

Three former OMB officials are working on effort to revise circular.

GAO urges involving more partners in cross-cutting initiatives

Setting good goals is only part of the solution where programs that span multiple agencies are concerned, GAO says.

Tips for the digital government strategy

The new digital government strategy might be overwhelming, but agencies are beginning to sort it out and offer advice.

White House threatens to strike down bill to extend pay freeze

An appropriations bill that funds military construction and veterans' programs also would add another year to the federal employee pay freeze for some employees.

Can Michael Daniel make a difference?

Howard Schmidt's successor will take over during the period when getting anything done in Washington is at its hardest: Just before an election.

Joe Jordan confirmed as OFPP administrator

After just five months of vacancy, OFPP has a new leader.

Tight budgets should not stall innovation, VanRoekel says

The public sector may have unique challenges but it could learn a thing or two from the industry.

Can the government outsource solutions to its problems?

Technology is enabling a new kind of collaboration, and now the government is looking to institutionalize the approach to solve serious problems.