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Stimulus strains contracting workforce

You knew the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act would be more work. But no one knew just how much work the stimulus bill would create for federal agencies and whether they would have the capacity to carry it out. That task fell to the Inspector General at the Commerce Department.

Tags: mngt , acquisition , Contracting , ARRA , best practices , oversight , IG , Commerce , stimulus funding , grants , Todd Zinser

Thursday - 03/18/2010, 11:10am EDT
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Overwhelmed by oversight at DHS?

Tags: management , DHS , oversight , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 08/18/2009, 07:20pm EDT
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VA general counsel defends actions in hearing

The House Committee on Veterans Affairs held a hearing to address concerns about VA OCG workloads and backlogs despite budget increases.

Tags: management , VA , Will Gunn , Harry Mitchell , Matthew Tulley , oversight , Meg Beasley

Wednesday - 06/30/2010, 04:17pm EDT

GAO slams agency cyber efforts

Auditors find all 24 agencies it reviewed had weaknesses in security controls. GAO also found problems with training and oversight of contractor systems. It recommends OMB and DHS provide better performance metrics.

Tags: technology , oversight , cybersecurity , GAO , OMB , DHS , FISMA , Susan Collins , Tom Carper , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/03/2011, 06:25pm EDT

How independent are agency IGs?

The GAO's reports evaluates the independence of inspector generals in government.

Tags: susan ragland , GAO , oversight , IG , financial management , In Depth

Friday - 09/23/2011, 06:53pm EDT
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New hires, robotics eliminate FBI DNA backlog

DoJ IG finds the agency now processes 60,000 profiles a month instead of 1,700. The bureau may need to continue its hiring spree to keep up with the DNA data coming in.

Tags: FBI , DoJ , DNA , technology , workforce , hiring , Cynthia Schnedar , oversight , Ruben Gomez , management , inspector general

Friday - 09/23/2011, 08:08pm EDT
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OPM paying $600 million to dead people

The Office of Personnel Management has paid more than $600 million to deceased annuitants in the last five years.

Tags: OPM , management , oversight , pay and benefits , benefits , retirement , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 04:40pm EDT

Procurement after 9/11

Host Roger Waldron will discuss procurement in the post 9/11 world with Ray Bjorklund, chief knowledge officer and vice president at Deltek and Marcia Madsen, partner at Mayer Brown LLP.
September 6, 2011(Encore presentation September 20, 2011)

Tags: Contracting , procurement , acquisition , 9/11 , Marcia Madsen , Ray Bjorklund , Mayer Brown LLP , Deltek , War on Terror , oversight , commercial item contracting , Roger Waldron , Coaltion for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 07:35pm EDT
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