Federal 100 winner: Molly Wilkinson

Molly Wilkinson, SBA's chief of staff, led several projects that improved the efficiency of the agency, including the Business Development Management Information System, a system allowing small-business 8(a) online applications.

GAO will review state plans for stimulus cash

Federal auditors will check how state governments plan to spend their money from the new economic stimulus law, an official said.

IG: Transportation has hands full tracking stimulus funds

The attention required to distribute the funds quickly while providing significant oversight will force DOT to limit its focus on transportation safety issues, Calvin Scovel told Congress.

Agencies have problems collecting Recovery.gov data

Agencies must post information that accounts for how they have used the funds on federal programs or distributed as grants to states and local governments.

Draft standard could improve financial reports

Agencies would use the standard report management process to generate financial data and statements including for balance sheets and statement of budgetary resources.

IT, health care would get more under budget

The Health and Human Services Department would get money to increase techology, research and program integrity under the HHS $76.8 billion request.

Survey: Security is CIOs’ top challenge

Information security continues to be the leading priority and challenge for CIOs because threats have become more complex, according to a new survey.

Treasury grapples with devising systems for TARP

The department plans to release soon requests for proposals for the modernization of two programs -- its foreign intelligence network and enterprise content management system.

NAPA urges collaboration leadership

The administration should target priorities for open, connected and innovative government to change the way agencies operate, a report says.

OPM details plans to revamp financial systems

To modernize its systems, OPM will need systems implementation, application hosting services and software through a single acquisition process that will result in one contract.

DHS to update 20-year-old immigration system

The department is seeking project management support services for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement division's Office of Detention and Removal.

GAO: DHS lacks strategy to consolidate financial systems

The department wants its component agencies to use one of two financial management systems, but it doesn't have a detailed strategy for systems integration, GAO reports.

Treasury office ready for enterprise approach to IT

The department issued an RFP on integrating disparate systems and examining approaches for business system development at its Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Air Force, Army push for more innovation

The Air Force has established a community of interest to improve flight-scheduling systems, and the Army is appealing to vendors whose products are still in beta testing.

Copyright Office needs your help testing new system

The electronic Copyright Office, set to be released this summer, will help automate the primarily paper-based copyright registration process.

OMB publishes draft payment standard under line of business

It spans requisition, obligation, receiving, acceptance, invoice and payment for commercial contracts and small acquisitions disbursed by the Treasury Department.

GAO: DOD’s business architecture needs details

Its approach does not provide enough guidance for military components to implement the strategy, according to a new report.