Evidence-based decision making: What DOE, USDA and others are learning
A new report stresses a top-down, bottom-up approach — as well as building capacity — as agencies grapple with new mandates for evidence-based policymaking.
GSA awards $2.5B payroll shared services contract
“Today’s announcement of the NewPay awardees is an important step in our Shared Services journey as part of the President’s Management Agenda,” Federal CIO Suzette Kent said.
PSC survey finds acquisition professionals are hopeful, despite tough climate
The survey said federal officials feel acquisition workforce skill is improving, despite continued headwinds in hiring and budget challenges.
Former VA CIO to lead Grant Thornton’s innovation unit
Grant Thornton has tapped LaVerne Council to be its national managing principal for Enterprise Digital Strategy and Innovation.
New federal court rules mean bigger legal role for agency IT
A recent update to the code that governs cases going before federal civil court means that e-discovery teams, and the lawyers and IT specialists that comprise them, need to communicate better, experts said.