• DCAA has added 500 employees over the last two years but is conducting fewer, though higher quality, audits each year. Director Patrick Fitzgerald explains the thinking behind a new framework.

    February 09, 2011
  • From “Contracting officers get too friendly with contractors, senator says” by Matthew Weigelt at Washington Technology: Contracting officers should stick to auditors’ conclusions on contract pricing to keep the officers’ perhaps impaired judgment out of…

    February 02, 2011
  • Grant Thornton\'s Kerry Hall describes findings of a survey of government contractors.

    January 18, 2011
  • Effective immediately, DCAA will accept contracting officers\' requests for audit assistance only for fixed-price proposals of more than $10 million and cost-type proposals worth more than $100 million. Tom Temin and Amy Morris explain.

    November 11, 2010
  • Defense budget ax may not come down so hard on Maryland

    August 20, 2010
  • Afghanistan\'s president is issuing an ultimatum to thousands of private security contractors he says are undermining his nation\'s army and police force: Cease operations in four months. Mike Thibault, Co-Chairman of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, joins us with reaction.

    August 18, 2010
  • Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan learns of allegations that subcontractors are stooping to human trafficking to fill positions. We get details from Michael Thibault, co-chair of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    July 27, 2010
  • April 20th Being audited by the DCAA is a necessary outcome of doing business with the government. Tune into this week\'s Gov Con Straight Talk with Microsoft to learn what to expect during a DCAA system audit and what government contactors can do today to help ensure they successfully pass when faced with an audit. The panel will also address how CFOs of government contractors can set their organizations up for success by building a financial management foundation with growth options in out years.

    April 13, 2010
  • Deidre Lee Executive Vice President Professional Services Council August 31st, 2009

    August 31, 2009