The Homeland Security Department officials can’t convince departmental agencies to consolidate human resources systems, and they lack the necessary authority to compel them to participate, according to a report the inspector general released on Thursday. NextGov reports that DHS has made progress in consolidating more than 144 human resources networks scattered throughout the department into five enterprisewide systems as required by the 2002 E-Government Act, according to the audit. The consolidated systems, which are hosted by and shared with other federal agencies, will be used to manage employee files, time and attendance records, personnel actions, recruitment and payroll.
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