Agencies looking to fund projects through the Technology Modernization Fund now have a clearer path to do so. Last week, the Office of Management and Budget sent out memo M-18-12, which set into motion the Modernizing Government Technology Act that President Trump signed into law in December 2017. Two days later, OMB announced the seven… Read more »
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The first-of-its-kind hiring fair brought together more than 1,800 job seekers from 40 states, and hiring managers from 33 federal agencies. The ultimate goal is to fill 500 IT and cybersecurity positions governmentwide.
The common perception is that, as a group, federal managers tend to be risk-averse. However, new research based on data from the annual federal employee viewpoint survey concludes that the answer is: it depends.
What is your agency’s technology plan?
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.
If agencies can’t describe their investments in financial terms, it won’t resonate, said OMB Acting CIO Margie Graves. That’s why Graves is working closely with OMB’s Deputy Controller on White House efforts to shrink the size and cost of the federal government.
Government has seen a lot of changes in the 100 days since the inauguration. Find out which developments were the most important for the federal IT community.
Rather than bracing for impact, career feds are trying to get out in front of White House mandates to ensure that changes are implemented strategically.
While developing and implementing agency reform plans managers and employees will be required to have some critical conversations. Find out more about which conversations will be the most important, and how to best handle them.
The recent OMB memo ended the hiring freeze and asked agencies to develop strategic workforce reform plans. Learn how this memo will impact the federal IT workforce, and how they can drive change in agencies.