The procurement community had its ways to share the workload, but few used them, says outgoing OFPP administrator Dan Gordon.
A federal advisory board makes recommendations for better integration of federal spending data collection and display systems.
A late-night deal avoided a partial government shutdown, the fifth such occasion this year.
The eGov fund has made a partial comeback, with House and Senate leaders increasing funding in the final version of the fiscal 2012 spending bill.
An Oracle manager loses his job a few days after his comments appear in a newspaper.
At the two-year anniversary of the Obama administration's Open Government Directive, agencies are lagging behind on meeting their transparency deadlines.
Contracting officers have cover from acquisition policies and rules to open the lines of communication.
Top official's departure spins off new procurement role at OMB.
The Office of Management and Budget's estimated savings on contracting may be overstated, GAO says.
The two agencies are aligning reporting efforts in order to provide more accurate data.
OMB has a goal of reducing spending on management support service contracts by 15 percent by the end of fiscal 2012.
The U.S. embassy in Jakarta has applied digital diplomacy with a popular Facebook page attracting fans in Indonesia.