Home / Tag Archives: GAO (page 49)

Tag Archives: GAO

GAO Says Federal Financial Statement Flawed, Incomplete

The Government Accountability Office said on Wednesday it was not able to give an opinion on the Treasury Department‘s annual financial statement for the entire government. In his 6-page statement accompanying the full report, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro cited “material weaknesses in internal control over financial reporting and other limitations on the …

Read More »

Senate Panel OKs Resolution for FBI Move

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution to have the General Services Administration, landlord of the federal government, move the FBI away from the J. Edgar Hoover Building to a new site in greater Washington. “The sheer overcrowding at the J. Edgar Hoover Building …

Read More »

GAO Says Agencies Need Better Definition of Cyber Force

In examining eight federal agencies with the highest information technology budgets, the Government Accountability Office found that none of the agencies know the size of the cyber workforce they have since there is no clear definition of what a cybersecurity professional is doing, according to a recent FierceGovernmentIT report. In …

Read More »

GAO Report Finds Federal IT Acquisition to be Successful

  The Hill.com recently reported on the Government Accountability Office‘s federal IT acquisition report. Some of the findings include adequate funding, staff expertise and engagement from all stakeholders being among the critical factors common to most successful federal technology projects. The Hill says the traditional federal technology acquisition process has …

Read More »

GAO Says Agency IT Spending Unclear

The Office of Management and Budget does not have an accurate picture of information technology spending at federal agencies, according to the Government Accountability Office. According to FierceGovernmentIT, one source of the the problem stems from agencies having their own definition of what falls under IT and report IT spending …

Read More »

GAO Criticizes Postal Service Benefits System

The Government Accountability Office released a report Thursday laying out broad plans for fixing the finances of the Postal Service. The agency is projecting a 25 percent decrease in mail by the year 2020. The GAO was pointedly critical of the Postal Service’s payment system for retirees health benefits, a …

Read More »

GAO Says Agency CIOs Need More IT Authority

Chief information officers at federal agencies are limited in their ability to exercise their authority on information technology management even though federal law calls for it, according to the Government Accountability Office. In its 72-page report, GAO found 14 of 30 surveyed CIOs held other job titles with different responsibilities, …

Read More »

GAO Report Finds Increase in Runway Safety Incidents

The number of safety errors made by air traffic controllers involving flights near U.S. airports doubled between fiscal 2008 and 2011, the Government Accountability Office said. In a report released Thursday, GAO said the Federal Aviation Administration has not met related performance goals but credited the agency with taking steps …

Read More »