The recent Office of Management and Budget agency reform plan will have a positive impact on government acquisitions, according to government officials who spoke at the Association for Federal Information Research Management’s speaker series.






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The Office of Management and Budget today unveiled its plan to reorganize Federal agencies, called the “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce,” which responds to President Trump’s March 13 Executive Order to OMB.






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Federal agencies need more help from IT groups within government and from the private sector to mitigate cybersecurity threats, according to Grant Schneider, acting Federal chief information security officer at the Office of Management and Budget.






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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that authorized the reorganization of the executive branch of the Federal government. Within 180 days the heads of each agency are required to submit proposals for how their agencies should be restructured.






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President Donald Trump and members of his national security team met with industry cybersecurity leaders today in what was billed as a “listening session” prior to the signing of an executive order that will introduce some fundamental changes to the government’s approach to national cybersecurity.






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President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., poses challenges for IT acquisition in the next administration.






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Agencies can use data to pinpoint areas of the hiring and career process where diversity falls short, according to Shaun Donovan, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.






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With agencies facing imminent deadlines under the 2012 Managing Government Records Directive, which aims to facilitate the transfer and storage of Federal electronic records, executives at Veritas Technologies are aiming to provide “turnkey” solutions to electronic record management.






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The White House Office of Management and Budget announced the creation of a privacy office and a dedicated senior career position for privacy within the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the OMB.






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