Pentagon

GAO: Pentagon Competed 58% of FY 2014 Contracts, Task Orders

A new Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department used competitive procedures for 58.2 percent of the $284.4 billion the Pentagon obligated for contracts ...
GAO

GAO Presents 66 Action Steps to Drive Gov’t Efficiency, Effectiveness

The Government Accountability Office‘s 2015 Annual Report on facilitating efficiency and effectiveness in government indicates 66 action steps that the White House or Congress ...
Dan Gordon

Former OFPP Head Dan Gordon to Retire From GWU Law School

Dan Gordon Dan Gordon, an associate dean at George Washington University Law School and former administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, plans to go into full retirement ...
cybersecurity

GAO: FAA Should Adopt Cyber Threat Modeling System for NextGen Transition

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Federal Aviation Administration establish a threat modeling approach to secure NextGen air traffic control data systems. GAO ...
DataCenter

GAO: Communication Key to Address Federal IT Reporting Challenges

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Office of Management and Budget communicate priority information technology reforms and associated reporting requirements ...
Pentagon

GAO: Cost of DoD Weapons Portfolio Drops to 10-Year Low

A General Accountability Office report has found the size and cost of major weapons acquisition programs at the U.S. Defense Department fell to their lowest level in roughly 10 years ...
CapitolDome

Sens. Johnson, Grassley, McCaskill Propose Reform to IG Functions

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) have submitted a bill that proposes changes to some functions of agency inspectors general, investigations ...
Pentagon

Defense Department Agrees to Review Foreign Activities Near Test Ranges

The Defense Department has agreed to comply with the Government Accountability Office’s recommendations to assess foreign business activities that take place near test and training ...
GAO

GAO: Agencies Work to Extend Govt Digital Services to Mobile Users

A Government Accountability Office report indicates all 24 major federal agencies have implemented programs to help people access government information and services through mobile ...
acquisition policy

House VA, Small Biz Committee Chairs Ask OFPP to Issue Reverse Auction Guidelines

The chairmen of the House Veterans Affairs and Small Business committees are calling on the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to issue guidance on the use of reverse auctions, ...