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GAO: Post-Implementation Reviews of DHS’ Major Acquisition Programs Key to Portfolio Mgmt

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Department of Homeland Security to improve its portfolio management efforts through post-implementation assessments of major acquisition programs upon the deployment of initial capabilities. GAO made the recommendation after it found that DHS does not leverage data collected from reviews once those programs conclude the …

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Sue Gordon: NGA to Reform Acquisition System Through Org Structure, Function Changes

Sue Gordon, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has told agency personnel that a new initiative will work to streamline NGA’s acquisition system through changes in organizational structure and decision-making authority. NGA said Tuesday Gordon sent employees a letter on the agency’s acquisition reform plan, which she said is based on …

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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 Accountability Office. GAO said Aug. 27 that DoD has 78 ongoing weapon acquisition programs that cost more than $1.4 trillion combined. Acquisition and requirement development personnel …

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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 programs for weapon systems. GAO said in an August report that there are several factors that hinder DoD to collectively evaluate its investments in weapon platforms, such as …

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