Management


Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.)

OMB chief: People are 'immune to the true costs of government'

To achieve a balanced budget without tax hikes would require a 12 to 13 percent cut in government spending, said OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz to resign from Congress

The coveted House Oversight gavel is due to change hands, as chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) steps down to become a cable TV commentator.

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Do feds make too much money?

The Congressional Budget Office reported that federal employees are compensated more than their private sector counterparts, but watchdogs say challenges in recruiting and retaining skilled workers run deeper than pay.

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No agencies hit by WannaCry so far

Steps taken in the government's 2015 cyber sprint continue to pay dividends, acting federal CIO says.

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Why DIUx shouldn't exist

While DIUx is addressing defense innovation and acquisition shortfalls, experts say the need for a procurement acceleration program shows just how broken the acquisition process is.

Claire Grady

Career procurement exec tapped for top management post at DHS

Claire Grady, who has held senior procurement positions at the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security, is President Trump's nominee for deputy undersecretary for management at DHS.

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Senate bill codifies vulnerabilities board

In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware epidemic, two senators are teaming up on a bill to create a legal framework for the disclosure of IT vulnerabilities discovered by U.S. intelligence agencies.

Warner wants updates on feds' software patching

In the wake of the global WannaCry ransomware attacks, one senator wants assurances that the federal government is patching its systems.

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Where the MGT money will go

Tech leaders are already planning how to spend the money in the Modernizing Government Technology Act.

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Senate bill makes it easier to post feedback to the government

A pair of senators wants to make it easier for agencies to get user feedback on their customer service.

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Government's unending saga of management reform

The problem with President Trump's management agenda is not its particulars -- it's that we've been talking about the same changes for decades.

Will Hurd

MGT Act headed for House vote with slimmed-down CBO score

The revised IT modernization bill will cost $500 million to implement, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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