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.
The Trump administration sees the new White House Office of American Innovation to be headed by Jared Kushner as one way to make federal procurement more efficient and responsive. So is erasing a contracting rule established by the Obama administration. Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell offers his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
President Donald Trump is naming Jared Kushner, the assistant to the President and his son-in-law, to lead the new Office of American Innovation.
In one of the busiest weeks yet, the Trump administration gave Congress two budget proposals to debate.
President Donald Trump has called for sweeping cuts to civilian agency spending in his fiscal 2017-18 federal budget proposal, which the White House released Thursday.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer urgent mental health care beginning this summer to thousands of veterans with less-than-honorable discharges, part of its expanded initiative to stem stubbornly high rates of suicide
President Donald Trump quietly signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers Monday, hoping to avoid a new round of lawsuits and outrage while fulfilling a central campaign promise
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he anticipates a “special renaissance for the Department of Commerce” that includes making it the best place to work in the federal government.
The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team.