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GAO released the 2019 High Risk List for this year. The report has led to savings of nearly $350 billion over the past 13 years, according to GAO.
Cybersecurity seems simple enough. The old methodology went something along the lines of installing a strong IT network, training employees to identify and avoid risks, and locking down the most sensitive information in-house.
We’ve put together a list of five of the most important government stories to keep an eye on in the first part of 2018.
There are jokes that getting put on GAO’s high risk list is like the 1977 Eagles’ hit, “Hotel California,” where “you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.” But in fact, over one-third of agency programs on the list have gotten off. What’s the secret?
Read about how monitoring agencies’ progress in implementing FITARA is an asset to all.
A recent protest decision published by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a must-read for any federal contracting officer purchasing professional services off the GSA Schedules.
As kids we were beyond ecstatic when we heard that extra change jingling around in our piggy banks. We may have used the extra cash to treat ourselves, but the main goal was to keep as much money in the piggy bank as we could, for as long as possible. Unfortunately, government doesn’t function inRead… Read more »
Washington breathed a collective sigh of relief when a government shutdown was averted on September 30th. But that news overshadowed the quiet release of a GAO report on the government’s progress on using performance information to make better decisions. The Government Accountability Office is mandated by law to track the progress of agencies’ implementation ofRead… Read more »
It’s no new news. Employee engagement and employee morale in government are at an all time low. A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report quantifies a drop in what is known as the employee engagement index (EEI). According to the report, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM’s) index dropped from 67 percent in 2011 toRead… Read more »