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Modernizing & Strengthening the Security & Effectiveness of Federal Background Investigations
Today, the Government announced a series of changes to modernize and strengthen the way we conduct background investigations and protect sensitive data.
January 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM ET by
Building Climate Resilience Across the Nation
The first ever group of Resilience AmeriCorps members began training & 10 additional communities were invited to participate in Climate Action Champion activities.
January 14, 2016 at 10:15 AM ET by
FACT SHEET: Promoting Economic Mobility, Opportunity, and Community Revitalization
Today, OMB Director Shaun Donovan announced a few of the many investments to be proposed in the President’s FY 2017 Budget.
January 13, 2016 at 5:10 PM ET by
Just Announced! President's 2017 Budget Release Date
Today, OMB Director Shaun Donovan announced the upcoming release date of the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget.
January 7, 2016 at 5:00 PM ET by
Building on Progress: Improving the Way the Government Buys IT
Today, OMB released for public comment a directive to Federal agencies to drive greater efficiency into how we manage and buy software.
December 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM ET by Anne Rung, Tony Scott
A Critical Step Forward for a Stronger Economy and a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code
Today, the President signed into law a bipartisan budget agreement that bolsters our security, grows our economy, and reflects our values.
December 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM ET by
Unlocking the Full Potential of America’s Federal Workforce
Today, President Obama took executive action to attract, develop and retain the best talent needed to continue moving the Federal Government forward in the 21st Century.
December 15, 2015 at 5:15 PM ET by Shaun Donovan, Beth Cobert
Changing the Game on Water Supply
Thanks to American innovation, solutions to water resource challenges are within reach.
December 15, 2015 at 10:59 AM ET by Ali Zaidi
Prepared Remarks of OMB Director Shaun Donovan, Federal Privacy Summit
Today, OMB Director Shaun Donovan announced a series of efforts to build on the Administration’s progress to protect privacy while harnessing technology.
December 2, 2015 at 4:15 PM ET by
Behind the Buy: The Importance of Bringing in Experienced Teams
In the seventh episode of Behind the Buy, U.S. CAO Anne Rung interviews GSA's Beth Hochberg on the importance of leveraging play #7 of the Digital Services Playbook.
November 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET by Anne Rung
How America’s Lab Leaders Are Powering Regional Economic Growth
Earlier this month, the White House hosted a forum to discuss how the nation's innovative labs are powering regional economic growth.
November 16, 2015 at 9:15 AM ET by Jason Miller, Tom Kalil, and Ali Zaidi
Realizing the Vision for the White House Leadership Development Program
We are proud to announce that following a rigorous selection process, 16 talented GS-15 employees have been chosen for the White House Leadership Development Program.
November 3, 2015 at 3:15 PM ET by Beth Cobert, Dave Mader
Modernizing Federal Cybersecurity
Today, the Administration directed a series of actions to continue strengthening Federal cybersecurity & modernizing the government’s technology infrastructure.
October 30, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET by Tony Scott
In Ongoing Response to Hurricane Sandy, We Must Remain Focused on Climate Change's Long-Term Impacts
Since Hurricane Sandy made landfall, the Administration has invested in hard-hit communities to ensure that they don’t just rebuild, but rebuild smarter.
October 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM ET by
Scaling Implementation of Shared Services
Today, OMB and GSA announced the establishment of the first-ever, government-wide shared services Management and Oversight operating model for mission support functions.
October 22, 2015 at 3:30 PM ET by David Mader, Denise Turner Roth
Intellectual Property in the Spotlight: A Collaborative Approach to Preventing IP Theft
Today, I am proud to highlight recent initiatives announced by the Dept. of Justice that underscore the Administration’s continued efforts to combat and prevent IP theft.
October 22, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET by Danny Marti
Modernizing Federal Information Policy
Today, OMB is proposing for the first time in fifteen years revisions to Circular A-130, Managing Information as a Strategic Resource.
October 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM ET by Anne Rung, Tony Scott, Howard Shelanski
Improving the Way the Government Buys IT
Today, OMB issued the first in a series of information technology commodity directives to improve how the Federal Government buys and manages IT commodities.
October 16, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET by Anne Rung, Tony Scott
Deficit Reduced by Nearly Three-Fourths Since 2009
Yesterday, OMB and the Department of Treasury released the fiscal year 2015 budget results, which show significant and continued progress in reducing the deficit.
October 16, 2015 at 11:15 AM ET by
An Update to Drive Category Management Government-Wide
We’re excited to share with you seven key steps we’ve taken to move forward with implementing category management even further.
October 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM ET by Anne Rung, Tom Sharpe
Continuing to Drive Mission Results for the American People
Today the Administration announced its final set of Agency Priority Goals to continue driving progress on key priorities.
October 8, 2015 at 2:30 PM ET by
Incorporating Natural Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services in Federal Decision-Making
Today, the Administration released a new memorandum directing Federal agencies to factor the value of ecosystem services into Federal planning and decision-making.
October 7, 2015 at 2:30 PM ET by Tamara Dickinson, Timothy Male, Ali Zaidi
Betting on the Resilience of the American Manufacturer
This is the time to turn America’s increased competitiveness for manufacturing into a lasting advantage through smart, strategic investments that build on our strengths.
October 2, 2015 at 1:57 PM ET by
The U.K. and U.S. Meet to Forge New Steps Toward “Even Closer” Digital Collaboration
Today, the United States and United Kingdom announced their intent to strengthen ties between each nation’s technical teams during a visit by the U.K. Government.
September 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM ET by
, Matthew Hancock, Shaun Donovan
Accelerating America’s Infrastructure Projects
Today, the Administration took a series of actions to further accelerate Federal decisions for infrastructure projects nationwide.
September 22, 2015 at 9:45 AM ET by
Behind the Buy #6: Managing and Delivering Digital Services for Agile Software Development
In this 6th episode of Behind the Buy, OFPP Administrator Anne Rung and 18F Consulting’s Dave Zvenyach discuss the agile approach to software procurement and development.
September 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM ET by Anne Rung
The Economic Case for a Budget Deal That Lifts Sequestration
Yesterday, the President made the case that reaching a negotiated budget deal that reverses sequestration is critical to the Nation’s economy.
September 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM ET by
Community-Driven Climate Action
Today, we are announcing additional resources to spur and support community-driven climate action.
September 16, 2015 at 4:45 PM ET by Ali Zaidi
Under the Hood: Building a New College Scorecard with Students
How the U.S. Digital Service and 18F worked with students, families, schools, developers & teams across the federal government to rebuild the new College Scorecard tool.
September 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM ET by Lisa Gelobter
Today, We Honor Working Americans -- but the Republican Budget Doesn't.
We need to honor our workers not just on Labor Day, but by making budget investments in the programs that help them all year long.
September 7, 2015 at 12:30 PM ET by