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Davi D'Agostino, Director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues at GAO, discusses the report's findings.
The Government Accountability Office spoke with foreign countries about how they've modernized their mail systems and offered ideas to the U.S. Postal Service based on its findings. Phil Herr, director of physical infrastructure issues at GAO, talks about the report.
The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan is relying on the Government Accountability Office to offer actionable information about contracting in war zones.
The Defense Department lacks details for how it will evaluate its 226,000 civilian employees after they transition from the merit-based National Security Personnel System to the General Schedule by the end of this year.
The General Services Administration has lost a protest to CarlsonWagonlit Sato Travel on the follow-on contract for agencies up upgrade their governmentwide E-Travel systems.
William Welch chairs the government contracts group at the General Counsel law firm and he tells us why.
Congressional auditors are recommending some changes to the way treasury manages the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
As a result of Deepwater's failures, the Coast Guard has reformed the acquisitions management process. We talk with GAO's John Hutton about how that's going.
The federal government will spend $79 billion on information technology this year. How can agencies prevent projects from cost overruns and poor management?
A bill introduced last week in the Senate would hire more Federal Protective Service guards and increase resources for training.
The Homeland Security Department's chief management officer said Tuesday that the lack of a departmentwide financial management system is a huge deficiency. Fixing that, he said, is among the department's primary management priorities.
The Pentagon is under fire from investigators who are "concerned" about a weapons program that's over budget and past its deadline.
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del) is chairing a hearing on weapons systems cost overruns this afternoon.
The Government Accountability Office said in findings announced to Congress Tuesday that the Nunn-McCurdy amendment, designed to curtail cost growth in Defense programs, has succeeded in bringing an end to only one overly costly military program in the last 14 years.
The Department of Homeland Security says cyber attacks against the federal government jumped by 40 percent last year.
By definition, states would be overwhelmed by a major disaster. Is FEMA ready to step in? GAO's William Jenkins says they have no idea.
GAO found that one of the more daunting tasks for the IRS is determining who has passed away in the last year. Database provider LexisNexis could help.
A program designed to help severely wounded veterans get life-long care isn't working the way it should.
The agency plans to follow the model credit card companies use to identify potential problems on the front end instead of trying to chase down the money after the fact. CMS accounts for about 46 percent of all improper payments across the government. Overall, OMB wants to reduce the governmentwide error rate to 4.18 percent by 2013.
Shay Assad, director of the office of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, told industry professionals Thursday that DoD would provide them with a clearer picture of what the Pentagon wants when it issues solicitations to industry. Past acquisition processes, he said, had forced vendors to guess what factors DoD thought were truly important.