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Recovery Board's success inspires others

OMB is using the same data analysis tools to monitor stimulus spending at CMS to reduce their improper payments. Other agencies also are taking advantage of the lessons learned from the creation and operation of the board. Recovery.gov also will receive new features this fall to let citizens track individual projects on their own websites.

Tags: management , contracting , technology , Danny Werfel , Earl Devaney , OMB , RAT Board , DoD , GSA , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , CMS , Recovery Act , improper payments ,

Wednesday - 08/04/2010, 06:47am EDT
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Progress in Federal FOIA requests, but room for improvement

Agencies are meeting the White House's mandate to be more open and transparent when it comes to releasing documents and meeting Freedom of Information Act requests.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Melanie Pustay , Justice , management , FOIA

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 06:51pm EDT
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Agencies opening up slowly under FOIA mandate

The Justice Department's new report finds that the number of partial documents released last year increased by 50,000. Many agencies also reduced their backlog of FOIA requests. Agencies say some of improvements can be attributed to increased attention across the government and better technology.

Tags: management , technology , Melanie Pustay , DoJ , DHS , Interior , SBA , IRS , Commerce , Institute of Museum and Library Services , FOIA , openness , transparency , Web 2.0 ,

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 06:55am EDT
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DoD CIO nomination hearing postponed

Terri Takai, the nominee to be the next Defense Department chief information officer, will not have her nomination hearing as scheduled.

Tags: technology , management , DoD , Teri Takai , Senate Armed Service Committee ,

Monday - 08/02/2010, 06:25pm EDT

Federal contractor scrutiny on the rise

Justice's decision to join the False Claims Act lawsuit against Oracle is another signal that vendors are facing more oversight. This is the second time Oracle has come under litigation for allegedly overcharging the government. Experts say contractors need to be prepared for pre-award and post-award audits of GSA schedule contracts.

Tags: contracting , Justice , GSA , Oracle , Bill Shook , Larry Allen , Coalition for Government Procurement , EMC , Network Appliance , False Claims Act , whistleblower lawsuit ,

Friday - 07/30/2010, 08:53pm EDT
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Justice sues Oracle, claiming fraud

A major federal contractor is on the hot seat.

Tags: Oracle Corporation , GSA , management , best practices , DoJ , contracting

Friday - 07/30/2010, 03:30pm EDT
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State hopes technology will better secure passport process

GAO found significant success in obtaining passports using fraudulent documents in the second investigation in two years. While State is implementing facial recognition technology to close the existing gaps, lawmakers are introducing new legislation to give the agency more security capabilities.

Tags: technology , management , Ben Cardin , John Kyl , Greg Kutz , Brenda Sprague , GAO , State , Senate Judiciary Committee , SSA , DHS , passport security ,

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 08:45pm EDT
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GAO: State's passport program vulnerable to fraud

WFED's Jason Miller reports.

Tags: management , technology , State Department , GAO , DorobekInsider

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 05:05pm EDT
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SBA to name new HUBZone director

Grande Lum will lead a program that has been plagued by fraud and abuse. GAO successfully received HUBZone certifications for three bogus firms in sting operation. SBA administrator promises more oversight of the program.

Tags: contracting , management , Karen Mills , Nydia Velazquez , Sam Graves , Greg Kutz , House Small Business Committee , SBA , GAO , DoJ , HUBZone program , Small business contracting ,

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 02:17pm EDT
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