All posts tagged "OMB"

  • Trump clamps down on diversity training

    President Trump has issued an executive order banning government contractors from providing employees with certain forms of diversity training. The order forbids what it calls “divisive concepts”, such as training

    • Posted October 5, 2020
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  • US federal CIO signals long-term shift away from face-to-face meetings

    US federal bodies are likely to redesign their “physical footprint” in the light of COVID-19, the federal chief information officer of the United States has said, arguing that “in the

    • Posted May 26, 2020
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  • US Digital Service recruitment reforms set for roll-out

    A pilot programme that streamlines the US government’s federal hiring process is to be expanded, according to an update to the President’s Management Agenda published last month.   The US

    • Posted January 21, 2020
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  • New US AI principles urge light-touch approach to regulation

    The White House has proposed a set of principles that aim to prevent US government agencies from “over-regulating” private sector development of artificial intelligence (AI) and stifling innovation. It has

    • Posted January 14, 2020
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  • Creation of data council among new US data plan actions

    The USA is set to establish a national data council, having announced its launch in the final version of the country’s Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan. The final action

    • Posted January 7, 2020
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  • US federal agencies to go paperless by 2022

    All USA government agencies have been instructed to keep paperless records, switching to a digital format by the end of 2022. The instruction comes from the Office of Management and Budget

    • Posted July 9, 2019
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  • US aims to launch ‘innovation incubator’ in 2019

    The US aims to establish an ‘innovation incubator’ during 2019, bringing together industry, academia and the government to address issues facing federal agencies. Margaret Weichert, deputy director of the Office

    • Posted December 27, 2018
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  • US federal personnel chief quits after seven months

    The White House has appointed a new head of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) following the resignation of previous chief Jeff Pon, who took up the post in March

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • Trump appoints his first federal CIO

    US president Donald Trump has announced plans to appoint Ernst & Young principal Suzette Kent as the nation’s next chief information officer (CIO), the first permanent holder of that title

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • White House federal IT plan details revamp of ‘outdated’ system

    A report ordered by President Donald Trump has set out recommendations for an overhaul of the “unwieldy and out-of-date” US federal IT system, in part to address today’s heightened cybersecurity

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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