The 4 federal shared services marketplaces are shaping up
The Department of Health and Human Services may soon be the latest QSMO, while the others have taken strides to build out their marketplaces.
OMB formally designates two more quality services management offices
Only the Department of Health and Human Services office for grants management remains without a formal designation.
Commerce CIO wants ‘a little more rigor’ in agency IT budgeting
Also: NewPay receiving $20 million would be nice, but only if other agencies have the resources to share the service, says the initiative's director.
OMB’s shared services effort will take years to yield results
Planning around transitioning agencies to modern grants management systems is already delayed.
Federal payroll modernization begins with 2 task order awards
The awards come via the 10-year, $2.5-billion NewPay shared services contract.
Challenges to a modern federal payroll system abound
NewPay will replace legacy systems used by multiple agencies like the Interior Business Center's and require a degree of collaboration seldom seen in government, according to human resources experts.