Government Accountability Office

GAO Report: FY18 & FY17 Consolidated financial statements

GAO Report: FY18 & FY17 Consolidated financial statements

Robert Dacey, chief accountant at the Government Accountability Office, outlines a new report on the government’s finances, and why they’re...
Agency requirements in Fed. Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015

Agency requirements in Fed. Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015

Gregory Wilshusen, director of Information Security Issues at GAO, discusses the upcoming deadline for federal cybersecurity workforce compliance, and how...
Air Force looks to repair F-35’s Autonomic Logistics Information System

Air Force looks to repair F-35’s Autonomic Logistics Information System

Diana Maurer, director of defense capabilities & management at the Government Accountability Office discusses ways to fix the F-35’s diagnostic...
Government Accountability Office releases High Risk List

Government Accountability Office releases High Risk List

Chris Mihm, managing director of Strategic Issues at GAO, discusses the recently released High Risk List, and notable changes in...
GAO Report: Steps toward applying leading practices in Army Futures Command

GAO Report: Steps toward applying leading practices in Army Futures Command

Jon Ludwigson, acting director of contracting and national security acquisitions issues at the Government Accountability Office, details recommendations to help...
GAO unveils Office of Science, Technology Assessment & Analytics

GAO unveils Office of Science, Technology Assessment & Analytics

Chief Scientist Tim Persons and John Neumann, managing director of the Science, Technology Assessment & Analytics Office at GAO, discuss...
GAO report: Corrosion prevention and mitigation efforts

GAO report: Corrosion prevention and mitigation efforts

Diana Maurer, director of defense capabilities & management at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the Pentagon efforts to prevent corrosion...
GAO looks at transfer of health facilities from DoD to DHA

GAO looks at transfer of health facilities from DoD to DHA

Brenda Farrell, director of defense capabilities & management issues at the Government Accountability Office, details their review of the Defense...
GAO Report: Risks of USCG Polar Icebreaker Program

GAO Report: Risks of USCG Polar Icebreaker Program

Marie Mak, Director of Contracting & National Security Acquisitions at the Government Accountability Office, details potential issues with the Coast...
GAO Report: Improving DoD’s aviation mishap data

GAO Report: Improving DoD’s aviation mishap data

Cary Russell, director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues at GAO, discusses issues with aviation mishap reporting at the Department...
GAO Report: Agency CIO actions needed to address challenges

GAO Report: Agency CIO actions needed to address challenges

In this two-part discussion, Tony Scott, former Federal CIO & managing partner at Ridge Lane Limited Partners, and Learning Tree...
GAO: VA needs to confront employee misconduct & accountability

GAO: VA needs to confront employee misconduct & accountability

Kathy Larin, director of the Forensic Audits & Investigative Service at the Government Accountability Office, discusses a new report outlining...
The future of the federal oversight, financial management workforce

The future of the federal oversight, financial management workforce

U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro and Ann Ebberts, CEO of the Association of Government Accountants, discuss what is needed right...
GAO releases questions for government reorganization plan

GAO releases questions for government reorganization plan

Chris Mihm, managing director of Strategic Issues at GAO, discusses the office’s questions on the proposed government reorganization, and why...
Impact of limited federal data on Puerto Rico recovery, economy

Impact of limited federal data on Puerto Rico recovery, economy

Cindy Brown Barnes, director of Education, Workforce & Income Security Issues at GAO, details a new report on the lack...
Agencies’ 2018 FITARA scorecards in review

Agencies’ 2018 FITARA scorecards in review

David Powner, director of IT issues at the Government Accountability Office discusses the reasons for the low FITARA grades, and...
GAO launches electronic filing system for bid protests

GAO launches electronic filing system for bid protests

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the new way to file bid protests with the Government Accountability Office,...
GAO: U.S. Foreign Military Sales Program needs better controls

GAO: U.S. Foreign Military Sales Program needs better controls

Thomas Melito, director of International Affairs & Trade at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the influx of money into the...
Reducing duplication, overlap & fragmentation at agencies

Reducing duplication, overlap & fragmentation at agencies

Jessica Lucas-Judy, director of Strategic Issues at GAO, discusses the latest Duplication & Cost Savings report, and 68 new ways...
Federal real estate downsizing & consolidation efforts

Federal real estate downsizing & consolidation efforts

Government Matters takes a look at the General Services Administration’s efforts to shrink federal office space, and how they have...
Report: Using data to make spending decisions at DoD

Report: Using data to make spending decisions at DoD

Tim Dinapoli, director of Acquisition & Sourcing Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses how data gathering at the...
Broken links in the VA’s physical security chain

Broken links in the VA’s physical security chain

Lori Rectanus, director of physical infrastructure issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses how some of the 170-plus buildings managed...
GAO examines agencies’ adherence to reporting directives

GAO examines agencies’ adherence to reporting directives

Beryl Davis, director of financial management and assurance at the Government Accountability Office, discusses improper payment risk assessments in the...
Looking at government reorganization from a management perspective

Looking at government reorganization from a management perspective

Chris Mihm, managing director for strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses what agency leaders should keep in mind...