Breaking the cycle: Modernizing the federal payroll systems


In an exclusive op-ed, GSA Administrator Emily Murphy explains how NewPay is breaking the cycle of using separate, stand-alone legacy payroll systems that have outgrown the federal government’s changing needs.

The 4 federal shared services marketplaces are shaping up


The Department of Health and Human Services may soon be the latest QSMO, while the others have taken strides to build out their marketplaces.

OMB formally designates two more quality services management offices


Only the Department of Health and Human Services office for grants management remains without a formal designation.

Commerce CIO wants ‘a little more rigor’ in agency IT budgeting


Also: NewPay receiving $20 million would be nice, but only if other agencies have the resources to share the service, says the initiative's director.

OMB’s shared services effort will take years to yield results


Planning around transitioning agencies to modern grants management systems is already delayed.

Federal payroll modernization begins with 2 task order awards


The awards come via the 10-year, $2.5-billion NewPay shared services contract.