Agency News: White House


John Berry: Federal managers 'the last piece of the puzzle' in telework

OPM director stresses managers' role in making telework work.

Charting the impact of OMB's temporary 2010 financial systems halt

The 2010 halt to 30 financial management projects affected agencies in various ways, detailed in a new report.

Site allows tracking of influential White House visitors, ethics data

The new White House transparency website Ethics.gov aims to be a tool for accountability by allowing search of several databases at once.

Government eyes flexible retention to prevent brain drain

Flexible retention is "absolutely the future," according to one workplace expert.

Rep. Gerry Connolly's agenda

As it turns out, federal employees do have someone in their corner. Rep. Gerry Connolly intends to fight to keep IT management and workforce issues from being compromised by hasty, ill-conceived policies and legislation.

OPM's IT again under fire

An oversight committee wants answers on why the communications effort for a fellows program was marred with errors.

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.

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