The OCC uses bank statement data, loan level data, financial market data, economic and legal data to provide the government with both holistic, macroeconomic views and the ability to dive deep into a particular subject.
Lawmakers are pushing key Defense Department nominees to begin considering how to put a comprehensive cyber policy in place.
Based on what’s happened so far in 2017, budget expert Stan Collender said the administration is already behind schedule on budgets and appropriations as far ahead as 2019, and the tactics Republican lawmakers are using make catching up unlikely.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) laid the weight of DoD’s first audit squarely on the shoulders of David Norquist, President Trump’s pick for DoD comptroller. The department hasn’t been audited in 17 years, and has spent the past seven engaged in audit-readiness preparations.
As the 2020 census approaches, lawmakers and the Government Accountability Office are concerned about the Census Bureau’s cost estimation practices, lack of transparency and cybersecurity. No one currently has a clear picture of what the 2020 census will cost, although best estimates put it around $12.5 billion.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration collects data using various methods and sources to identify trends and patterns in the well-being of the American public.
Contracting trends will likely continue into the next fiscal year. The only difference will be which agencies are spending the money.
The Food and Drug Administration is saving time on cyber incident responses by integrating its watch desk and engineers within a single command center, and integrating its tools to provide more holistic views of its systems.
Experts from the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network held a Twitter chat on April 19 to discuss problems and solutions in implementing a rule regarding the hiring of people with disabilities.
Each of the last three administrations has deployed a strategy for IT acquisition. Former Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Angela Styles, chairwoman of the law firm Crowell Moring, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin on what the next challenges might be.
The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service just created the Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Number (HACSSIN) to add cyber services to GSA’s Schedule 70 to help agencies procure cyber solutions.
The Office of Personnel Management renewed its contract with LTC Partners to provide services for BENEFEDS, the enrollment and administration program for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP) and other federal benefits.
The Homeland Security Department’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center is using new automation technologies to flip the script on script kiddies and black-hat hackers by getting proactive about cyber defense.
The General Services Administration’s Assisted Acquisition Service finds itself moving away from IT and into professional services.
The number of protests have all but doubled over the past decade, and acquisition personnel frequently have to be reassured that that number is not a reflection on the quality of their work.