The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has announced in a new memo that its phasing out some guidelines from its Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) rules in an effort to streamline training and certification efforts for Federal contracting professionals.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) have issued a joint memo reiterating that Federal agencies have until June 2024 to manage and store all records digitally.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) unveiled its latest President’s Management Agenda (PMA) quarterly updates today, outlining the Biden administration’s progress on its three PMA priorities focused on strengthening the Federal workforce, customer experience, and government business management.
The White House said that the Federal government’s improper payment rate for fiscal year (FY) 2022 dropped by 2.1 percentage points – from 7.2 percent in FY2021 to 5.1 percent in FY2022 – marking a 26 percent reduction in the improper payment rate on a year-over-year basis.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has sent out a memorandum that requires all federal agencies to provide inventory on cryptographic systems that are vulnerable to AI technologies by May. 4 of the upcoming year.
Drew Myklegard has been named Deputy Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) – dropping the “acting” portion of the title that he assumed earlier this year, according to his LinkedIn post on Oct. 26.
Mitchel Herckis has been named to the permanent role of Director of Federal Cybersecurity at the Office of Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) Clare Martorana, within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Four Federal government officials talked this week about how they’ve been working to implement the customer experience executive order issued by the Biden administration late last year that aims to put citizens at the center of better government service delivery.
The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued the final draft of its President’s Management Agenda (PMA) Learning Agenda today in an effort to address critical management learning gaps across government.
As Congress and the Biden administration have yet to pass a budget deal for fiscal year (FY) 2023, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is asking Congress to pass a $47.1 billion continuing resolution (CR) funding bill before the current fiscal year ends on September 30.
President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Richard L. Revesz for administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), according to a White House press release from September 2.
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking the public’s perspective in a formal review of the government’s standards for collecting race and ethnicity data, according to a blog written by Chief Statistician, Karin Orvis, and released by the White House on Aug. 30.
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is in talks with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) about an extension of the December 2022 deadline for government agencies to transition fully to electronic records as directed by the M-19-21 directive issued by NARA in 2019.
Pamela Coleman is stepping down from her position as Associate Director of Performance and Personnel Management at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where she has played important roles in workforce and customer experience improvement policies since joining the agency in early 2021.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a July 20 memo to agencies that instructs them to consider telework and remote work, as well as the status of online collaboration tools when submitting their office workspace plans.
The Office of Management (OMB) reported solid progress for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2022 (ended June 30) on goals for advancing the customer experience imperatives in the Biden Harris administration’s President’s Management Agenda released in November 2021.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today unveiled its latest President’s Management Agenda (PMA) quarterly updates for the period ending June 30, featuring new goal statements for Federal procurement and financial management under “Managing the Business of Government” – one of the three major PMA objectives.
Draft fiscal year 2023 spending legislation released by the House Appropriations Committee today contains $100 million of new money for the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) – far below the $300 million asked for by President Biden earlier this year in his FY2023 budget request.
Federal CIO Clare Martorana today published the Biden administration’s Information Technology Operating Plan that ties together the efforts of four big Federal tech programs and offices into the administration’s goals to improve citizen service and cybersecurity, among other goals.
The White House on June 7 withdrew its nomination of Biniam Gebre to serve as administrator for Federal procurement policy at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Priority number one in the President’s Management Agenda (PMA) is to strengthen and empower the Federal workforce, said one of the prime movers of that effort today.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has appointed Karin Orvis as the nation’s next chief statistician to oversee the administration’s many data-led policy goals. With her appointment, she permanently fills the role for the first time since 2019.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a new memo instructing agencies to include IT leaders on teams that will help oversee and implement the trillion-dollar Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is forging ahead with executing President Biden’s Federal customer experience improvement executive order issued last December by framing the planned service improvements around five distinct major life events where citizens may rely more heavily on the government for help.
Federal agencies are continuing to work towards implementing zero trust security architectures, but which of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) security pillars will take precedence in zero trust development?
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has formally accounted in the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Federal budget for risks posed by climate change, and warned of potentially devastating impacts on U.S. gross domestic product along with flood risks to thousands of Federal facilities by the end of this century.
House Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said today he is preparing legislation that aims to reduce the Federal government’s ballooning improper payments rate – which amounted to at least $281 billion in fiscal year 2021 and was greatly exacerbated by fraud in connection with COVID-19 relief programs including unemployment insurance (UI) administered by states whose IT systems were overwhelmed by demand.
In a posting on USAJobs.gov, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced it is looking for a new deputy Federal CIO to replace Maria Roat, who is retiring at the end of March.