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    DCAA: New Mission, New Philosophy

    Patrick Fitzgerald, DCAA Director, and Robert Hale, DoD comptroller, acknowledge in an online editorial for federaltimes.com that “DCAA’s reputation has been tarnished in recent years by complaints involving poor audit quality and abusive management.”  GAO has been particularly critical, releasing a report last October titled “Widespread DCAA Audit Problems Leave Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Vulnerable to […] More

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    DoD Wants Contractors to be ‘doing more without more’

    The Department of Defense is looking to tighten its belt on department spending, a decrease of about $100 billion over the next five fiscal years. Ashton B. Carter, under secretary of defense for acquisition, held a meeting yesterday with government contractors and lobbyists at the Pentagon to discuss how the industry could cut waste to […] More

  • Obama Administration Puts GovCon Under the Gun - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Obama Administration Puts GovCon Under the Gun

    The Obama administration’s design to cut down “wasteful” spending is lurching toward reality. In a bid to curb wasteful spending, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition Ashton Carter is making good on Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ call to tighten the defense spending budget, while President Barack Obama’s budget and technology braintrust has put at least […] More

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