Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Trump budget requests small cut for IT in 2020
The White House has called for $87.79 billion in IT funding across civilian and defense agencies.
Trump’s cybersecurity budget emphasizes DOD while spreading cuts elsewhere
The president proposed an overall federal cybersecurity budget of $17.4 billion, including a 10 percent increase for the military's cybersecurity efforts. It's a mixed bag for civilian agencies.
Despite OMB directive, budget justifications are hard (and sometimes impossible) to find online
Demand Progress is advocating for the creation and maintenance of a central repository at OMB.
What to watch for in the 2020 budget
If the past year is any indication, there are a few items the federal IT community should be closely watching when the budget request drops.
For government to capitalize on its data, officials say it should be user-friendly
Recent laws have strengthened the government’s data transparency, but the true utility of agencies' information lies in its ability to be shared, officials said.
Trump nominates new chief of federal procurement policy
Michael Wooten is the president's pick to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. He most recently was a procurement adviser at the Department of Education.