DISA transfers background check IT work to Defense Security Service
DISA will transfer the "authority, direction, and control" of its National Background Investigation Service to the Defense Security Service.
OPM to delegate IT direct hire authority to agency heads
OPM published a proposed regulation in the Federal Register that would give CFO Act agencies direct hire authority when there is a shortage in skilled IT workers.
Margaret Weichert on acting OPM role: ‘I’ve been very graciously welcomed’
Weichert outlined her priorities during a keynote appearance at the Data Foundation's Data Transparency summit.
Pon out at OPM, Weichert designated to serve as director
The Trump administration designated Margret Weichert to take the helm of OPM following the surprise departure of current director Jeff Pon.
GSA, OPM aim to have plans for HR solutions shift by this fall
OPM is working on a plan to divest itself of its transactional operations, starting with its Human Resources Solutions office, to focus on personnel policy.
IT modernization plays central role in Trump government reorganization plan
The plan promotes the use of modern technology to improve service delivery as a central tenet in the 21st century federal government.