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.
CISA cleared to share cybersecurity services as first official QSMO
The agency will operate a federal marketplace for security operation center and vulnerability management standardization, as well as Domain Name System resolution.
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.