The first of a series of webinars conducted by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) was held this morning to provide an overview to Section 1512 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine highlighted a system this week that has saved the state more than $280 million since it came online in 2001. The state’s electronic procurement system,eVA, has saved the state by streamlining the purchase process for state agencies and improved transparency, the Governor said.
Finding context in stimulus management: A conversation with Actuate’s John Katsoulis and Catrina Robey
Actuate launched their Stimulus Management Solutions in mid-May. The solution utilizes both open source and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology to help state and local government jump start the economy.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released further guidance on how recipients of stimulus funds must report to the federal government. Central to this updated document, are guidelines on how to define job creation and what technical data requirements must accompany reports due in October.
The North Carolina Office of Economic Recovery and Investment (OERI) is holding a workshop for citizens across the state to provide their two cents on how federal funds should be spent in North Carolina.
A report issued earlier today by Deloitte Consulting finds that innovative management, proper monitoring and the use of new technology tools can mitigate fraud and waste in the stimulus funds.
Delaware looks to make more contract information available to would-be vendors, California looks to zero in on vendors who have won state contracts.