Agency News: White House

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. gets a facelift, but it might not be enough

The White House announced a new redesign for, 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. 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.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

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