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Deloitte’s Beth McGrath Calls for IT Acquisition Process Reform, Cultural Change at Pentagon

Beth McGrath, former deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, has called for a cultural change and reform in the process of acquiring information technology platforms at DoD. McGrath, now a director at Deloitte Consulting LLP, wrote in a Breaking Defense opinion piece published Wednesday that agency leaders should align …

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Beth McGrath: Pentagon Modifies Internal Controls for Audit Goals

Beth McGrath, the Defense Department‘s deputy chief management officer, has outlined the agency’s efforts to meet two audience readiness deadlines within this decade in an interview with Federal News Radio that aired Wednesday. Michael O’Connell writes the Defense Department has a 2014 deadline to produce an auditable statement of budgetary resources and …

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White House Launches Third Annual SAVE Award Competition

  The White House has kicked off its third annual SAVE award competition, which is part of the administrations’ effort to modernize the government. The Savings Americans Value and Efficiency program allows federal workers to submit thousands of cost-cutting ideas to the Office of Management and Budget for review. “We …

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DoD to Update Process for IT Purchasing

The Defense Department isn’t only in the business of buying massive, multimillion-dollar weapons programs anymore. Increasingly, Pentagon dollars, like those of many other federal agencies, are being spent on commercial off-the-shelf solutions. But DoD is still saddled with an acquisition system geared more toward missiles than state-of-the-art IT equipment. The …

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