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, ...
ContractSigning

GAO: Bid Protests Up 5% in Fiscal 2014

A Government Accountability Office report indicates the number of disputed federal contract awards reached 2,561 in fiscal 2014, a 5 percent increase over the 2,429 recorded in the ...
Stephen Warren

Stephen Warren: VA Adds $60M to Info Security Budget Amid Cyber Audits

Stephen Warren Stephen Warren, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has told the House Veterans Affairs Committee that the agency will put $60 million ...
ContractSigning

GAO: Contracts, Grants Stalled at 3 Federal Agencies During 2013 Shutdown

The 2013 U.S. government shutdown halted grant programs and contract activities within the departments of the Health and Human Services, Energy and Transportation, according to a report ...
budget analysis review

GAO Urges OMB to Update Guidance on Federal Program Inventory

The Government Accountability Office has asked the Office of Management and Budget to update its guidance on how to establish a federal program inventory following a set approach ...
DHS - ExecutiveMosaic

Chris Cummiskey to Depart DHS on Oct. 31

Chris Cummiskey, acting undersecretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security, has announced his departure from government service on Oct. 31, Federal News Radio reported ...
GAO

GAO Urges DoD, DHS Acquisition Personnel to Review Market Research Procedures

The Government Accountability Office has urged acquisition personnel at the departments of Defense and Homeland Security to re-examine their documentation procedures on procurement ...
GAO

GAO: Communication, Performance Goals Key to Improve Fed Labs’ Tech Transfer Clearinghouse

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer to gather feedback from potential private-sector customers on the consortium’s ...