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GAO Recommends Risk Assessment for FAA’s NextGen Global Interoperability Efforts

The Government Accountability Office has reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration‘s strategy to establish interoperability between the Next Generation Air Transportation ...
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GAO: DoD Lacks Strategy for Weapons Portfolio Management

The Defense Department needs an integrated approach to prioritize, evaluate and finance the department’s weapon procurement initiatives, according to a study by the Government ...
Pentagon

GAO: Pentagon Needs Consistency in Portfolio Reviews for Weapon System Investments

A new Government Accountability Office report has found what auditors call lapses in the way the Defense Department adopts portfolio management techniques to assess its acquisition ...
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GAO: FAA Lines Up Plans, Regulations, Research Areas for UAS Integration

The Government Accountability Office has outlined the developments in the Federal Aviation Administration‘s efforts to integrate unmanned aircraft systems into national airspace ...
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GAO: DoD, VA Need Time Frame, Outcome-Based Metrics for EHR Interoperability

The Government Accountability Office urges the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs to continue their work with the Interagency Program Office to establish interoperability ...
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GAO: Agencies Should Improve Competition, Price Assessments for Federal Supply Schedules Contracts

A new Government Accountability Office report has found that 75 percent of contracts for goods and services awarded through the Federal Supply Schedules program were competed in fiscal ...
Budget

GAO: DoD Faces Commercial Product Cost Assessment Challenges

The Defense Department uses previous contracts or contractor-provided cost data to examine the reasonableness of commercial offerings in noncompetitive acquisition programs, according ...
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Sens. Orrin Hatch, Tom Carper Intro Bill to Require IG Reports on Federal Computer Network Security

Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) have proposed a bill that mandates regular reports on security of federal government computer networks in an effort to prevent data ...
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GAO: Army Reserve, National Guard Should Update Guidance for Soldier Availability Reports

The Government Accountability Office urges the U.S. Army Reserve and the Army National Guard to implement improved processes for their reviews, updates and investigations relevant ...
Budget

GAO: Budget Cuts Forced IRS to Reduce Staff, Services

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service saw its operational budget shrink from $12.1 billion in fiscal 2010 to $11.3 billion in fiscal 2014, according to a new Government Accountability Office ...