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Tuesday, May 24, 2005

CDC, FDA Launch New HHS Agency-Wide Financial Management System

BearingPoint, Oracle and the United States Department of Health and Human Services Reach Major Unified Financial Management System Program Milestones

Friday, May 13, 2005

IRS announces Lambert’s appointment as CFO

The IRS has appointed Janice Lambert as chief financial officer, making her responsible for the accounting of $2 trillion in taxpayer receipts and the tax agency’s $10 billion annual operating budget. She also will be its chief advisor on financial and performance management, financial systems, strategic planning and internal controls.

Thursday, May 05, 2005

OMB seeks private-sector competition for HR, finance services

The Office of Management and Budget wants private-sector companies to offer human resources and financial management services to agencies under the administration’s “lines of business” initiative.

Justice officials want new financial system

Top Justice Department officials Wednesday blamed their agency's financial reporting problems largely on the fact that multiple systems control disparate parts of the department's financial data.

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

OMB Finds Agencies Not Meeting Administration's Management Goals

Eighteen of 26 agencies were rated red, or bad, on their financial performance. The scorecard reflected the executive branch's progress as of March 31 in meeting the goals of the president's management agenda.

Monday, May 02, 2005

Never too late to improve ERP

Gone is the enterprise resource planning (ERP) gold rush of a few years ago, when agencies raced toward the dream of centralized back-office systems and spent large amounts of money to update older software in areas such as human resources, finance and asset management. Now, the name of the game is maximizing ERP investments already in place.