GAO

GAO: DoD Having Trouble Consolidating Contractor Inventory, May Keep Legacy Systems

The Government Accountability Office has released a report allowing the Defense Department to retain its four Contractor Manpower Reporting Application systems for the Army, Navy, ...
GAO

GAO: Acquisition Offices Stepping Up Suspensions, Debarments

A new Government Accountability Office report has found that agencies are managing to crack down on risky contractors, but industry watchers said more needs to be done to stamp out ...
Rep. Lamar Smith

Rep. Lamar Smith Seeks ‘Full, Thorough’ Review of Healthcare.gov Security

Rep. Lamar Smith Some lawmakers have called on the Government Accountability Office to review Healthcare.gov’s security features with the goal of ensuring identifiable information ...
drone

GAO Report: Air Force Must Improve Morale of Drone Pilots

The Government Accountability Office has released a report detailing the unhappy morale of U.S. Air Force drone pilots and suggestions to better retain qualified candidates, DefenseNews ...
EHR

GAO: HHS Should Re-Examine EHR Program Strategies

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Department of Health and Human Services to realign its electronic health record programs strategies with intended goals. Participation ...
ContractSigning

GAO: Agencies Rescoped, Delayed Contracts Under FY 2013 Sequester

Many agencies rescoped or delayed contracts or grants during fiscal year 2013 due to sequestration and seven said they had to furlough at least 770,000 employees for between one and ...
Gene Dodaro

Gene Dodaro: GAO Seeks 4% Funding Increase to Aid Staff, IT Needs

Gene Dodaro Government Accountability Office Comptroller General Gene Dodaro has requested a budget increase for the agency in fiscal year 2015 to hire new staff and work on information ...
GAO

GAO Wants DHS, Other Agencies to Protect Emergency Response Systems from Cyberattacks

A new Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday recommends that the Department of Homeland Security should partner with other agencies to secure IP-based emergency response ...
David Walker

Ex-GAO Chief David Walker: Proposed Board to Help Assess Federal Processes, Carry Out Reforms

A consortium is campaigning for the creation of a Government Transformation Board to monitor operations of federal agencies and implement changes when needed, a law that former U.S. ...
Pentagon

GAO Finds DoD Budget Shifts Helped Manage Sequestration Cuts

The Defense Department’s decision to shift funding in order to comply with $37 billion in mandated sequestration cuts earlier this year helped offset impacts on areas such as the ...