The new report includes 22 recommendations, including the creation of a National Secure Data Service, and asking Congress to lift certain bans on data use and collection.
What’s the difference between an inspector general review and an investigation?
Former agency leaders urge collaboration, perseverance as government reorganization heads into fiscal 2018.
The 2016 federal contractor survey sponsored by Grant Thornton found vendors are optimistic about working in the public sector, despite facing more competition and lower profit margins.
Congress has been criticized for kicking the can down the road when it comes to federal spending, but as the government shutdown clocks ticks closer to midnight — and agencies dust off their contingency plans — some are wondering if that kicked can might be the best option right now.
The Defense Department has spent well over a decade and tens of billions of dollars to buy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems with the hope that they would help the military adopt modern, automated business processes and pave the way to financial auditability. But a strikingly small number of DoD financial managers think the systems have done anything to make their jobs easier.
President-elect Donald Trump nominated Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) to be the director of the Office of Management and Budget.
The Homeland Security Department’s struggles to recruit, retain and develop top talent, as well as its challenges in fostering working industry relationships, will be key priorities as DHS approaches the upcoming transition and its 15th anniversary. That’s according to a survey of DHS and industry executives from the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council.
The Office of Management and Budget Controller David Mader says the chief financial officers community will handle the presidential transition just fine, thanks in part to the community’s work on budget, shared services, risk management and data transparency.
For incoming politicals of the new administration, building a good working relationship with their inspector general is an opportunity to avoid early pitfalls in getting acclimated and improve the effectiveness of their organizations over the coming years.