Agency News: White House


OFPP nominee reveals priorities

Joe Jordan, nominated to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, could get Senate governmental affairs committee approval next week.

Mythbusting: OFPP tackles industry's contracting misconceptions

Officials emphasized feedback early in the acquisition process and taking advantage of industry days as agencies maximize scarces resources.

Agencies get direction on implementing standardized enterprise architecture

New guidance gives agency heads steps to standardize the development and use of architectures.

Long-awaited digital roadmap almost ready to debut

Forthcoming strategy will give citizens better access to government data and enhance service delivery for agencies.

Data.gov launches developer community

Developer.data.gov is the latest in a growing list of communities designed to make practical use of the government's datasets.

USAJobs.gov user satisfaction hasn't recovered from last year's nosedive

After the debut of the new iteration of USAJobs fizzled, user satisifaction dropped and has still not recovered.

OFPP nominee could be in for a long wait

Obama's nominee for OFPP administration gets a hearing, but experts say getting the actual confirmation vote is too tough to call.

Agencies to pay more toward contractor exec salaries

Obama administration fails in its effort to reduce contractor executive compensation in contracts.

House panel approves phased retirement bill

The proposal would allow a blend of work and retirement in an effort to keep retirement-eligible feds in the workforce.

FedRAMP comes fraught with challenges

Agency CIOs acknowledge cloud fears, but look to FedRAMP to alleviate some of the concerns. However, FedRAMP poses some difficulties of its own.

OMB ups the ante on improper payments

Agencies are asked to plan ahead to implement "Do Not Pay" tool into existing operations.

White House cyber czar launching war on botnets

A new White House-led working group will develop policies and strategies to fight botnets.

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