Tag Archives: government oversight

Are You Tired of Hearing About ____ Yet?

I have always worried that I just pile on sometimes.  There are always hot topics in government contracting, politics (yikes!), and compliance.  Some stick around a little longer than it seems may be necessary (are we still talking about and … Continue reading

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DCAA Under Fire Again

As a former Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) auditor, I take interest in news stories and information coming out of that Agency.  The most recent news stories are beginning to hearken back to my days of being a new hire.  … Continue reading

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Executive Order Addresses National Defense Resources Preparedness

     President Obama has issued Executive Order 13603, titled “National Defense Resources Preparedness,” effective March 16, 2012.  The order delegates authorities and addresses national defense resource policies and programs under the Defense Production Act of 1940, as amended.       To … Continue reading

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GAO Releases Bid Protest Statistics for FY 2011

     On March 13, 2012, the Government Accountability Office released an overview of significant bid protest decisions for Fiscal Year 2011. Included with the overview is a table providing bid protest statistics for FYs 2007 through 2011.  Here are some of the … Continue reading

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GAO Releases New Mobile Application for iPhone and iPad

Eariler today, the Government Accountability Office issued a press release (posted in its entirety below) announcing the availability of a new mobile application for Apple devices such as iPhone and iPad. According to the press release, the app is now available via the … Continue reading

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SAM is Getting Closer

The System for Award Management being rolled out from acquisition.gov and encompassing 9 different acquisition systems will be phased-in beginning in May of this year (reportedly).  I know I have touched on the system previously, but I wanted to pull … Continue reading

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When The Web is Mad – Beware

So, you can’t really go anywhere without seeing some sort of darkened website or piece of a website today related to the SOPA and PIPA acts working there way through Congress.  The web is mad – and apparently they are … Continue reading

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