White House chief strategist Steve Bannon pushed out of his White House post, returns to Breitbart News
Sonny Bhagowalia, the Treasury Department’s chief information officer, has moved to the Bureau of Fiscal Service to work on cyber and IT projects. But some say he may be the first of many career CIOs who will be moved out of their positions in the coming months or year.
President Donald Trump says he’s taking “historic action” to transform the Department of Veterans Affairs
The federal government may be a step behind industry when it comes to IT, but it’s always the same step. It stays in the race, never quite catching up.
Kumbaya-like bipartisanship evaporates quickly and as the legislative week gets underway, Democrats, Republicans and the Trump White House are finding precious little they can agree on. That’s especially true as budget hearings get into full swing. Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide a little more insight.
The White House kicked off tech week by hosting 18 private sector technology leaders from companies such as Amazon, Apple and Google at the American Technology Council meeting.
The Senate has confirmed six officials to serve in Pentagon leadership positions within the past month. But for 35 of DoD’s 53 politically-appointed jobs, there still is no nominee.
A top communications aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the White House in what could be the first step in a wider overhaul aimed at more aggressively responding to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election
President Donald Trump’s much anticipated and long-waited executive order refocuses agencies’ cybersecurity efforts and further details the new American Technology Council’s role.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer said April 24 that the work by Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, and others has been “very positive” and a shutdown is unlikely.
Linda Springer, a senior adviser at OMB, said the Trump administration is borrowing from past administrations and modifying many long-held concepts to reorganize and restructure the government.
The Trump administration’s new Office of American Innovation wants to bring in private-sector experts to improve federal agency performance. It should heed the lessons of an Obama administration initiative that tried to do the same thing.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney sent a memo to agency leaders outlining a series of long and short term actions agencies need to take around reducing the number of employees, improving how they measure employee performance and restructure their mission areas.
Multiple sources say Chris Liddell, the assistant to the president for strategic initiatives, and Matt Lira, the special assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives, brought in CIOs one after another to get a handle on priorities, challenges and opportunities in each agency and governmentwide.
The Commerce Department built a business case detailing how it would centralize all back-office functions — human resources, financial management, technology and procurement — over a three-year period.