A punishment-only approach is bad psychology and bad management, even if it may be good politics.
The group will work under Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Phyllis Schneck.
Most of the biggest spending proposals are in the fiscal 2015 budget are agency-wide enterprise or infrastructure projects.
The effort includes assessing performance through a new automated system set to launch this year.
Difference between budget request and IT Dashboard data suggests $6.15 billion for fiscal 2015.
The cross-agency priority goals announced in the 2015 budget grew out of the failures of HealthCare.gov and NSA security in the Snowden affair.
None of the 15 agencies studied earned an A on a Freedom of Information Act report card from the Center for Effective Government, and seven – including DOD, DHS and State – got an F.
Steve Kelman contends the best part of the president's budget may be its efforts to measure and reward programs that work.
Tech industry lobbyist is upbeat about the way forward for federal IT, as outlined in the president’s fiscal 2015 budget.
The legislation would require OMB, EPA and the Department of Energy to lead the development of standards for measuring data center performance.
One big winner is likely to be NOAA, which is gearing up to launch new weather satellites in 2016-17.
The overall changes are modest compared to fiscal 2014, but many individual agency budgets see much larger swings.
If cloud providers are also brokers, can an agency be sure its interests are put first?
Few specifics were revealed, but the trend is clearly toward tech and away from troops.
Steve Kelman looks at the latest example of tradeoffs inherent in internet innovation.
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