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DoD too slow in assessing workforce needs

GAO finds the Pentagon isn't moving fast enough in improving the skills of their workforce. House lawmakers focused in the acquisition workforce, specifically. DoD defended its efforts, pointing to the 8,600 new acquisition workers hired over the past few years.

Friday - 07/15/2011, 06:50am EDT

Best practices for international interagency collaboration

John Pendleton, the director of Defense Capabilities & Management at Government Accountability Office, shares what you need to do to make sure your agency works well with other agencies.

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 07:04pm EDT
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GAO investigates workers' comp abuses

The Government Accountability Office is accepting anonymous reports of workers' compensation abuses by federal employees as part of an investigation into fraud in the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA).

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 01:44pm EDT

GAO: Collaboration overseas key to fighting terrorism

A new GAO report finds gaps in the United States' collaboration with international partners on terrorism

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 07:25pm EDT

NASA should revise contract termination policy, GAO says

As terminations become more likely due to tightening budgets, GAO said NASA needs to develop more guidance for its acquisition professionals. Cristina Chaplain, director of acquisitions and sourcing management at GAO, spoke with Federal News Radio about the recommendations.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 05:35pm EDT
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The GAO celebrates 90 years!

How will the GAO celebrate a big milestone? We hear from Comptroller General Gene Dodaro

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 02:06pm EDT
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Train hits bus in India, killing 35 after wedding

A train hit a stopped bus at a railway crossing in northern India early Thursday, killing at least 35 people returning from a wedding party, an official said.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 11:52am EDT
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Wednesday Federal Newscast - July 6, 2011

The latest news affecting federal workers and government contractors. Find out what you need to know to start your day.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 08:08am EDT

Bid protests of HHS office space contract sustained

A GAO report recommends that GSA review the criteria it used for HHS office space bid.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 07:28pm EDT

GAO: How to better implement new projects

Lisa Shames is director of natural resources and environment at the Government Accountability Office and shares tips for your agency.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 03:54pm EDT
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GAO: Bureau of Diplomatic Security not ready for role in Iraq

Jess Ford is Director of International Affairs and Trade at GAO.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 05:35pm EDT
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GAO: Guam military hub to cost $23.9B

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 04:12pm EDT

GAO: DHS, HHS threat planning can be better coordinated

Building your relationship with other agencies. Get advice from GAO's Marsha Crosse, director of Health Care Issues.

Monday - 06/27/2011, 06:30pm EDT
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GAO targets duplication, redundancy in agencies

The administration's government reorganization efforts are underway. Federal News Radio spoke with Pat Dalton, chief operating officer at GAO, about duplication and redundancy in the federal government.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:56pm EDT
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GAO: DoD cybersecurity falls short

The Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department needs to step up its cybersecurity training.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:53pm EDT

"Operation Chain Reaction" cracks down on counterfeits

A coalition of government agencies will target counterfeit parts posing a danger to the armed services and the public.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 09:41am EDT
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GAO: DoD missing keys to good procurement

Designing requirements for a big procurement at DoD involves three main elements: cost, schedule, and performance objectives. GAO's Mike Sullivan told Federal News Radio that DoD continues to struggle in those areas.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:19pm EDT
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GAO: Pentagon missing acquisition link

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 06:37pm EDT
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GAO to reaffirms right to hear task order protests

Even though the legislative authority expired in May, GAO determined it still can decide task order complaints because of the Competition in Contracting Act.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 07:57am EDT
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Radiation detection feeling a gas pinch too

Energy sells helium-3 faster than NNSA can collect it. What this means, and why it's a problem, is explained for us by GAO's Dr. Timothy Persons.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 10:08am EDT
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