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Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That’s why GovLoop gives you these monthly recaps of federal news that may affect agency management and employment.
This post is an extract from our latest research brief, The Power of Technology in Federal Agencies. Survey data is from a recent GovLoop survey of 211 public sector employees. The Trump administration’s April 2017 memo provided a “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce.” It calls on agencies... Read more »
What can you do to help insulate yourself in times of uncertainty? While individual circumstances vary, here are a few tips.
With the unveiling of Trump's proposed 2018 budget, learn about some key cybersecurity initiatives, reforms and programs proposed.
Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That’s why GovLoop gives you these monthly recaps of federal news that may affect agency management and employment. If you’ve fallen behind, check out all the previous recaps. By the time you read this, there will undoubtedly be new developments. And, this roundup can’t include everything. The focus is on federal... Read more »
Federal spending on information technology would increase 1.7 percent to $95.7 billion in fiscal 2018 under President Donald Trump’s budget proposal — up from $94.1 billion this year.
White House memorandum OMB 17-22 challenges federal agencies to “create a lean, accountable, more efficient government” by scrutinizing processes, eliminating redundant programs and reducing the federal workforce. What’s more, it requires a plan for these initiatives in less than three months. In a recent post, we discussed agencies’ need to adopt enterprise content management (ECM)... Read more »
A new cyber executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Thursday makes clear that the heads of government agencies will be held accountable for managing security risks across their organizations.
OPM has yet to receive any agency requests since the administration detailed its plan for reforming the federal government in April. But the agency is taking steps to streamline and speed the approval process for VERA/VSIP authority.