Former OMB officials say having solid data on why certain programs need to be ended or cut is key to making this initiative work. OMB directs agencies to suggest which low performing programs or those outside of the agency’s mission to target for termination or reduction by Sept. 13.
Peter Orszag telling agencies to look for places to cut 5% of discretionary spending.
Keith Trippie, a former Senior Executive Service member executive director for the Enterprise System Development Office at DHS, pens an acquisition wish list for Santa.
Chris Cairns and Robert L. Read make the case for agencies to once again try to use share-in-savings contracts to modernize technology systems.
David Garcia comes to OPM after spending two years as the state of Maryland CIO and is a political appointee.
Angela Nordstrom, vice president of federal for NIC, said agencies have a rare opportunity to modernize their systems using a transaction-based approach.