Watchdog: OMB and GSA Need a Better Plan For Shared Payroll Services

Government Executive: A White House-initiated plan to bring more of a shared services approach to payroll faces risks because agencies haven’t mapped out an implementation plan or communicated potential cost savings to stakeholders, the Government Accountability Office found.

The Office of Management and Budget, as part of its ongoing embrace of shared services as a cross-agency policy goal, has been teaming with the General Services Administration on, among other projects, a new payroll software called NewPay, which would modernize agency technology and economize services to multiple agencies.

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