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OMB hopes to reduce redundant spending by asking agencies to submit lists of human resources and financial systems that are in the planning or acquisition stages. During the next year, OMB hopes to merge the two systems.
"OMB wants to redirect redundant spending to support development of government-wide standards and systems."
"These are some of the bigger issues beyond the  Quicksilver initiatives,” said Mark Forman, former OMB administrator for IT and e-government. "OMB is moving forward with the lines of business consolidation work."