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IRS commissioner: Agencies have too many management chiefs

November 1, 2005 HERSHEY, PA.--The proliferation of chief officers in agencies' senior management ranks is not necessarily good for government, the head of the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday. "Staff functions have been fragmented, so they're largely impotent," IRS Commissioner Mark Everson said at the Executive Leadership Conference. Everson also argued that chief...

High-level team to probe interagency contract vehicles

October 31, 2005 HERSHEY, PA.--The Office of Federal Procurement Policy is creating a working group to address congressional concerns that federal interagency procurement vehicles may offer duplicative services, the office's acting administrator said Monday. Interagency contracts are an Office of Management and Budget-favored way for agencies to buy products and services because they...

OMB presses ahead with cybersecurity consolidation

October 31, 2005 HERSHEY, PA.--The Office of Management and Budget is pressing forward with its plan to consolidate federal cybersecurity functions, despite the specter of congressional ire over the funding structure for the effort. OMB created a task force earlier this year to examine areas of potential standardization and consolidation of agencies' cybersecurity...

GSA to take fresh approach to securing satellite contracts

October 27, 2005 The General Services Administration is developing a new satellite services acquisition program, and will be seeking bids by the end of this year. The Satellite Services Program II, or Satcom II, will replace GSA's existing satellite service contracts, which expire in January 2006. The new procurement will not merely extend...

Justice to put data center jobs up for competition

October 26, 2005 The Justice Department is planning competitive sourcing studies for its two data processing centers, its chief information officer said Wednesday. Operations work at the centers--one in Rockville, Md., and the other in Dallas--is not inherently governmental and need not necessarily be performed by federal employees, Justice CIO Vance Hitch said....

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