The Government Accountability Office has issued a report that divides into four categories 26 long-range threats to U.S. national security identified by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the departments of Defense, Homeland Security and State. Those categories are dual-use technologies; weapons; events and demographic changes; and political and military advancements of adversaries, GAO said Thursday.Read More »
A new report by the Government Accountability Office shows the federal government has been failing to properly manage cybersecurity and information technology acquisitions and operations.Read More »
The U.S. Marine Corps and Navy have announced plans to leverage commercial services, replace aging systems, accelerate ship and aircraft acquisition, build shipyard workforce and increase international partnerships to address recently found readiness issues.Read More »
The Government Accountability Office called on the departments of Defense and Health and Human Services to review their records of contract awards due to misreported noncompetitive contracts. Contracting officials at the DoD and HHS found misreporting competitive and noncompetitive between fiscal years 2013 and 2017, GAO said in a report posted Tuesday.Read More »
The Government Accountability Office has found that federal agencies reported $3.2T in total spending authority and permanent appropriations for fiscal year 2015, reflecting an 88 percent rise from FY 1994. GAO said in a report published Tuesday that such inflation-adjusted growth was primarily driven by the use of permanent appropriations authority, which supports federal entitlement initiatives such as Medicare and the Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance program.
The Government Accountability Office has released a report highlighting the Defense Department’s failure to properly assess and assign its over 241,000 medical personnel to military treatment facilities, which led to workforce challenges and poor patient care.
The Defense Department has announced plans to move up to 80 percent of its applications to the proposed Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud platform, Federal News Network reported Monday. DoD’s cloud migration goal was revealed after the Government Accountability Office issued its ruling on a protest filed by Oracle over the solicitation for the potential $10B JEDI cloud procurement contract.Read More »
A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that the Office of Personnel Management has failed to help federal agencies access effective practices on performance management. Officials found that the OPM did not modernize its performance guidance to provide new information despite the changes in the performance management industry, the GAO said in the report.Read More »
The Government Accountability Office reports that, over the past 10 fiscal years, U.S. Navy attack submarines suffered significant maintenance service delays resulting in protracted idle times and billions of dollars in support costs that yield zero operational returns.Read More »
The Government Accountability Office has called on eight federal departments and their component agencies to organize their policies and review and approval processes for their information technology budgets.Read More »