Agency News: White House


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.

Joe Jordan confirmed as OFPP administrator

After just five months of vacancy, OFPP has a new leader.

Tight budgets should not stall innovation, VanRoekel says

The public sector may have unique challenges but it could learn a thing or two from the industry.

Can the government outsource solutions to its problems?

Technology is enabling a new kind of collaboration, and now the government is looking to institutionalize the approach to solve serious problems.

Gwynne Kostin to lead new innovation center in digital strategy

Gwynne Kostin will take on a key role in the new innovation center created under Federal CIO Steve VanRoekel's digital strategy.

White House reinforces mobile initiative

Obama directs agencies to implement a new intiative to help citizens more easily access government information and services on their mobile devices.

OMB's digital strategy emphasizes mobility

Also in the strategy: A moratorium on .gov domains and a call for innovators for 'game-changing projects.'

What cyber czar's departure means for White House cyber priorities

Howard Schmidt played a key role in developing some of the White House's cybersecurity initiatives. What will become of them when he steps down?

White House cyber czar Howard Schmidt plans retirement

The Obama administration's senior cyber official announces he's retiring to spend more time with family.

OFPP hopeful Jordan gets Senate committee nod

Despite some points of controversy, OFPP nominee has cleared a hurdle on the path to confirmation.

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