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- The Hidden Dangers of Sequestration By: Rich Wilkinson, June 2012, Watkins Meegan
The prospect of a sudden, disastrous reduction in Defense spending is daunting. The mechanisms by which the reduction might be effected could make it even worse in certain segments of the GovCon world.
- Federal IT Shared Services Strategy, May 2, 2012
The Digital Government Strategy complements several initiatives aimed at building a 21st Century government that works better for the American people. These include Executive Order 13571 (Streamlining Service Delivery and Improving Customer Service), Executive Order 13576 (Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable Government), the President’s Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government, OMB Memorandum M-10-06 (Open Government Directive), the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), and the 25-Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management (IT Reform).
- Portfolio Stat U.S. Office of Management and Budget, March 30, 2012
PortfolioStat is the new tool that agencies use to assess their portfolio management process, make decisions on eliminating duplication and waste, and ultimately maximize return on IT investments.
- The Federal IT 25 Point Implementation Plan By Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer, December 9, 2010
The U.S. Government is rethinking how it buys and implements IT products and services, providing agencies with the ability to purchase a broad range of IT services in a utility-based model. The plan presents a variety of factors that contracting officers, in support of IT managers, will need to consider as they plan for modular development efforts, such as whether to award to a single vendor or multiple vendors, how broad or specific the statement of work should be, etc.
- Government Performance and Results Modernization Act 2010 (GPRA) , January 4, 2011
This Act provides a framework for improving an agency’s performance of programs and operations through a robust risk management program.
- OMB 300 Exhibit , 2012 / 2013
Exhibits 300s establish policy for planning, budgeting, acquisition and management of major information technology (IT) capital investments. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provides procedural and analytic guidelines for implementing specific aspects of these policies in OMB Circulars and their associated appendices.
- OMB A-B 123 , 2004
The OMB 123 Series sets out the objectives of internal control: Effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. ARM empowers organizations to meet these objectives by enabling a control environment, risk assessment, control activities, and monitoring.