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GAO: DoD Yet to Update Rules on LPTA Procurements

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Defense will require over a full year to update its regulations through “lowest price technically acceptable” acquisition procedures. GAO said in its report that Congress required DoD and civilian agencies to revise its rules on using LPTA within 120 days.

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GAO: TSA Should Share Security Tech Demo Results With Mass Transit Operators

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Transportation Security Administration create a system to share with mass transit operators the results of TSA's tests on technology platforms designed to secure surface transportation operations.

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GAO Initiates Activities at Strategic Foresight Center

The Government Accountability Office hosted a conference on certain policy issues to formally initiate activities at the agency's Center for Strategic Foresight. Experts convened at the conference to discuss space policy management and the issue of deep fakes, falsified media materials that criminals use for deception, GAO said Tuesday.

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GAO: DoD Needs to Better Define, Train Extra Procurement Workforce

The Government Accountability Office has assessed and recommended on the Department of Defense's procurement activities that also consist of non-acquisition workers. GAO said Thursday it found that DoD has not made much effort to identify non-procurement personnel who are handling purchases of services.

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GAO: DoD Must Document Progress on Business Reform Initiatives

The Government Accountability Office discovered that while the Department of Defense met scheduling and cost estimate requirements for reforming its business operations, the preliminary status of its initiatives will make future feasibility assessments difficult.

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