Agency News: White House


Chopra defends tech policy impact on federal workers

In his last appearance as federal CTO, Aneesh Chopra was called upon to defend the impact of the administration's innnovation policies on federal employees.

Agencies get new IT fraud prevention tool

The Recovery Accountability & Transparency Board is conducting pilot projects with other federal agencies of a new anti-fraud tool.

Feds making fewer improper payments

Many agencies still have not tried to figure out why they make improper payments, but the total has declined.

Chopra sees split in open government community

Departing White House CTO Aneesh Chopra described what he perceives as a split in the open government community in a new interview published in The Atlantic.

Will senators pay attention to OFPP nominee?

Joe Jordan is poised to step into Dan Gordon's role as leader of the OFPP, but it could be too close to election time for the Senate to act.

Obama picks Dan Gordon's successor

Joseph Jordan tapped to become OFPP administrator.

OPM renews attack on processing backlog

OPM chief calls delays "unacceptable," pledges to make issue his top priority.

Feds encourage tech companies to create ID management 'ecosystem'

The federal government wants to be a facilitator and eventual customer of ID management solutions created by the private sector, according to Howard Schmidt, cybersecurity coordinator for the Obama administration.

OMB calls on citizens for help on Shared IT Strategy

Industry and citizens are encouraged to forward their ideas and suggestions on the federal CIO’s framework to shared IT services.

OMB outlines progress on eliminating government waste

Effort to purge waste has a long way yet to go, officials report.

Chopra to step down

White House announces the federal CTO is planning a departure.

Election preview: The Oval Office and the tech agenda

How much will the winner of the next election change the government's technology direction?

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