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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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NRC's $252M Dell IT contract survives protest

This is the largest technology services contract ever from the agency.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 07:31am EDT

Tips to get "Ticket to Work" on the road

Find out what changes The Social Security Administration needs to make to one of its programs. Daniel Bertoni is the director of education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues at GAO.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 07:03pm EDT
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DoD clearance success paves way for future

Management leaders in the Defense Department said a dogged and determined end-to-end examination of the government's complex security clearance processes got that topic off of GAO's high risk list this year. That approach is coming to the rest of DoD's back office operations.

Wednesday - 06/08/2011, 07:23am EDT
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New industry guidance for securing Smart Grid

Learn more in today's Cybersecurity Update

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 08:30am EDT

IRS head apologizes to ID theft victims

The commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service offered a public apology Thursday to taxpayers who have had their names and social security numbers used to claim fraudulent refunds. The IRS is working to strengthen its internal controls to prevent it from issuing such refunds in the future.

Friday - 06/03/2011, 08:29am EDT
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Managing contractors' costs

Contractors may cost more than you think. The Energy Department is finding that out the hard way. Mark Gaffigan is the Managing Director for Natural Resources and Environment Issues at GAO.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 07:05pm EDT
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DoD struggles to manage space program

The Government Accountability Office examined the key systems DoD is using to provide space situational awareness. Federal News Radio spoke with Christina Chaplain, GAO's director of acquisition and sourcing management issues.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 01:04pm EDT
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Collaboration lessons from Army, Marine Corps training

GAO's Sharon Pickup explains how the Army and Marine Corps are working together and how your agency can work with other agencies to achieve a common goal.

Wednesday - 06/01/2011, 04:15pm EDT
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Agencies having trouble analyzing service contracts

GAO found many agencies will fall short of the June 30 deadline to determine if they are using service contractors appropriately.

Friday - 05/27/2011, 06:37pm EDT

How DoD develops joint requirements

John Pendleton is Director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues at GAO.

Friday - 05/27/2011, 03:36pm EDT
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