Posts Tagged: fraud

Billions Wasted Annually Due to Duplication – Why?

Redundant federal programs are leading to billions in waste. Even worse, the Government Accountability Office says in their new report that the government is slow to adopt reforms to fix the problem. Nikki Clowers is a Director of Financial Markets and Community Investment Issues at GAO. She told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program thatRead… Read more »

Government Needs to Go Open Source

Why is it so hard for government to look for resources that already exist? As someone who’s managed social media accounts for the government I understand the challenge. The inclination is still for the need to “own” and “create” rather than collaborate. Even when it comes to training videos or conference entertainment, there is noRead… Read more »

Picking on Feds? “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!”

One of our favorite movies here at Who is the IG? is Network, a 1976 movie about a floundering evening news program that is about to be canceled due to low ratings. The anchor, so upset that he is going to be fired in two weeks, resorts to announcing that he will commit suicide onRead… Read more »

5 Ways to Cut Waste in Government

This is the sixth post in our GovLoop May Blog series, exploring how to break down silos in government. Our first post focused on the “trusted leader” and the traits required for leadership across government. Our second post explored collaboration strategies on your team. Last week, we looked out to the future, and how toRead… Read more »

The Government Man is Back – What ever happened to the GSA scandal?

My blog posts on the GSA so-called scandal and my first You Tube posting received plenty of attention so I figured I would follow it up with more good cheer. I hope my message got across and reason is starting to prevail. What happened to the GSA scandal? It’s barely in the news anymore –Read… Read more »

Government, go mobile in 2012. Do it right 7. Of wallets, benefits, chirpy lamps

By Andreas Muno Commuting and her virtual sister were main topics of our last post. In our last post of this blog series, we shall look at advantages of mobilized money transfers, how mobile technology may help preventing fraud and abuse or just improve efficiency of public benefits systems, and what other public mobile experiencesRead… Read more »

The Government Man Discusses the GSA Scandal – Part Two

Well, I must admit that I took a bit of heat for my initial post on this subject. My general position stands although much more has surfaced in the last week and this gets uglier by the day. I doubt whether anyone initially expected this to go viral. I’ll repeat in no uncertain terms thatRead… Read more »

SAS Government Leadership Summit – June 12 in DC

SAS Government Leadership Summit June 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Newseum, Washington, DC Registration is required through The SAS Government Leadership Summit (#SASgov) is targeted at mid-tier to executive level decision makers in Government. This year’s theme is “Analytics on Point: Sharpen the focus on brighter possibilities.” Keynote: Dr. Michael Mandelbaum,Read… Read more »