Agency News: White House

6 steps for agencies to aid small businesses

OFPP's new leader gives agency officials six steps to increase contracts for businesses through multiple-award contracts.

Air Force cancels annual IT conference amid cost concerns

The Air Force's annual IT conference has been shelved for 2012 as event spending comes under tough government scrutiny.

OFPP attempts to put acquisition on pace with technological change

Administration takes another stab at reshaping procurement to keep up with rapidly changing technology.

Technology aids regulation reform

Some agencies find technological tools to help meet presidential demand for reduced regulations.

Dan Chenok to take reins at IBM think tank

Jonathan Breul is retiring as executive director of the research organization.

New White House cyber czar brings intell chops

Michael Daniel, Howard Schmidt's successor at the White House, brings new skills to bear.

OMB to update old cybersecurity guidelines

Three former OMB officials are working on effort to revise circular.

GAO urges involving more partners in cross-cutting initiatives

Setting good goals is only part of the solution where programs that span multiple agencies are concerned, GAO says.

Tips for the digital government strategy

The new digital government strategy might be overwhelming, but agencies are beginning to sort it out and offer advice.

White House threatens to strike down bill to extend pay freeze

An appropriations bill that funds military construction and veterans' programs also would add another year to the federal employee pay freeze for some employees.

Can Michael Daniel make a difference?

Howard Schmidt's successor will take over during the period when getting anything done in Washington is at its hardest: Just before an election.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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