Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a progress report on the work Congress and the Administration have done over the last year to tackle duplication and fragmentation and take advantage of cost-saving opportunities in the Federal government.
From the start of the Administration, President Obama has charged agencies to cut waste and give the American people a government that is not only more affordable, but also more efficient and effective. One critical area for those efforts has been contracting.
The Department of Commerce kicks off a contest for application developers to come up with new ways to use Commerce and other government data to support American businesses and better connect them with available services and resources.
February 22, 2012 at 3:23 PM ET by Steven VanRoekel
Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel announces the official launch of BusinessUSA -- a new online platform that will make it easier for businesses to access the services and information they need to help them grow, hire and export.
February 17, 2012 at 2:24 PM ET by Steven VanRoekel
Last fall, the President called on Congress to scrap an outdated law that requires taxpayers to foot the bill for excessive payments to CEOs and other senior executives of companies that contract with the Government.
Jeff Zients announces the launch of the Federal Infrastructure Projects Dashboard, a new web page where you can track the federal permitting and environmental review process for expedited high priority infrastructure projects.
Today's Presidential Memorandum calls for a large-scale transformation in how agencies maintain their records, which will save money, improve efficiency, promote openness, and increase both accuracy and transparency across the federal goverment.