Workforce

Agencies get cost-estimating advice from GAO

A guide offers step-by-step recommendations for how to avoid cost overruns, missed deadlines and performance gaps.

Workforce

Obama names Sebelius as HHS secretary

Kansas governor would oversee health information technology as part of reforming health care.

Workforce

OMB director starts blog

Orszag deals with the economy, deficit and the fiscal 2010 budget.

IT Modernization

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 Modernization

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.

Cybersecurity

FAA will use software to identify sensitive data

A recent data breach demonstrated how difficult it is for agencies with a large infrastructure to know where all their sensitive data is and to assure its security, an official says.

IT Modernization

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.

FAA breach heightens cybersecurity concerns

Incident demonstrates that even agencies that put in security controls are still vulnerable.

Workforce

Devaney to oversee recovery funds

The Interior Department inspector general, who uncovered the department’s dealings with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, will monitor economic stimulus outlays for waste and abuse.

IT Modernization

National network to speed disability benefits

The Social Security Administration will soon begin using the Nationwide Health Information Network to reduce the time needed to determine eligibility for disability benefits.

IT Modernization

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.

IT Modernization

OPM cites progress in DOD pay-for-performance system

More data is needed on the National Security Personnel System to gauge its effect on employee recruitment, retention and turnover rates.

IT Modernization

Obama order cites CTO as assistant to president

A Federal Register notice adds the chief technology officer to the membership of the White House Domestic Policy Council.

IT Modernization

Treasury adds more accountability to TARP

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner unveiled a retooled TARP and Web site that will track funds and the effect of the financial stability plan on credit markets.

Workforce

Government reform groups merge

The Council for Excellence in Government will merge its major programs and employees into the Partnership for Public Service.

Cybersecurity

FAA suffers massive data breach; more than 45,000 affected

The agency said the personally identifiable information of more than 45,000 employees and retirees was electronically stolen.

IT Modernization

OPM, Hewitt settle RetireEZ dispute

The agency rescinds company termination of 10-year, $290 million by default, but the parties agree not to disclose the terms.

IT Modernization

NAPA urges collaboration leadership

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

IT Modernization

Stimulus bills excite IT community

The $900 billion economic stimulus package moving through Congress includes as much as $100 billion in IT initiatives and infrastructure investments – more than the federal government spent on all of its IT needs last year.

Workforce

Kundra would be a 'shot in the arm'

Vivek Kundra, the presumptive nominee for OMB's e-gov and IT administrator, helped innovate D.C. government.

X
This website uses cookies to enhance user experience and to analyze performance and traffic on our website. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Learn More / Do Not Sell My Personal Information
Accept Cookies
X
Cookie Preferences Cookie List

Do Not Sell My Personal Information

When you visit our website, we store cookies on your browser to collect information. The information collected might relate to you, your preferences or your device, and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to and to provide a more personalized web experience. However, you can choose not to allow certain types of cookies, which may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings according to your preference. You cannot opt-out of our First Party Strictly Necessary Cookies as they are deployed in order to ensure the proper functioning of our website (such as prompting the cookie banner and remembering your settings, to log into your account, to redirect you when you log out, etc.). For more information about the First and Third Party Cookies used please follow this link.

Allow All Cookies

Manage Consent Preferences

Strictly Necessary Cookies - Always Active

We do not allow you to opt-out of our certain cookies, as they are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of our website (such as prompting our cookie banner and remembering your privacy choices) and/or to monitor site performance. These cookies are not used in a way that constitutes a “sale” of your data under the CCPA. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not work as intended if you do so. You can usually find these settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. Visit www.allaboutcookies.org to learn more.

Sale of Personal Data, Targeting & Social Media Cookies

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information to third parties. These cookies collect information for analytics and to personalize your experience with targeted ads. You may exercise your right to opt out of the sale of personal information by using this toggle switch. If you opt out we will not be able to offer you personalised ads and will not hand over your personal information to any third parties. Additionally, you may contact our legal department for further clarification about your rights as a California consumer by using this Exercise My Rights link

If you have enabled privacy controls on your browser (such as a plugin), we have to take that as a valid request to opt-out. Therefore we would not be able to track your activity through the web. This may affect our ability to personalize ads according to your preferences.

Targeting cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Social media cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

If you want to opt out of all of our lead reports and lists, please submit a privacy request at our Do Not Sell page.

Save Settings
Cookie Preferences Cookie List

Cookie List

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

We do not allow you to opt-out of our certain cookies, as they are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of our website (such as prompting our cookie banner and remembering your privacy choices) and/or to monitor site performance. These cookies are not used in a way that constitutes a “sale” of your data under the CCPA. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not work as intended if you do so. You can usually find these settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. Visit www.allaboutcookies.org to learn more.

Functional Cookies

We do not allow you to opt-out of our certain cookies, as they are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of our website (such as prompting our cookie banner and remembering your privacy choices) and/or to monitor site performance. These cookies are not used in a way that constitutes a “sale” of your data under the CCPA. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not work as intended if you do so. You can usually find these settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. Visit www.allaboutcookies.org to learn more.

Performance Cookies

We do not allow you to opt-out of our certain cookies, as they are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of our website (such as prompting our cookie banner and remembering your privacy choices) and/or to monitor site performance. These cookies are not used in a way that constitutes a “sale” of your data under the CCPA. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not work as intended if you do so. You can usually find these settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. Visit www.allaboutcookies.org to learn more.

Sale of Personal Data

We also use cookies to personalize your experience on our websites, including by determining the most relevant content and advertisements to show you, and to monitor site traffic and performance, so that we may improve our websites and your experience. You may opt out of our use of such cookies (and the associated “sale” of your Personal Information) by using this toggle switch. You will still see some advertising, regardless of your selection. Because we do not track you across different devices, browsers and GEMG properties, your selection will take effect only on this browser, this device and this website.

Social Media Cookies

We also use cookies to personalize your experience on our websites, including by determining the most relevant content and advertisements to show you, and to monitor site traffic and performance, so that we may improve our websites and your experience. You may opt out of our use of such cookies (and the associated “sale” of your Personal Information) by using this toggle switch. You will still see some advertising, regardless of your selection. Because we do not track you across different devices, browsers and GEMG properties, your selection will take effect only on this browser, this device and this website.

Targeting Cookies

We also use cookies to personalize your experience on our websites, including by determining the most relevant content and advertisements to show you, and to monitor site traffic and performance, so that we may improve our websites and your experience. You may opt out of our use of such cookies (and the associated “sale” of your Personal Information) by using this toggle switch. You will still see some advertising, regardless of your selection. Because we do not track you across different devices, browsers and GEMG properties, your selection will take effect only on this browser, this device and this website.