Legislation that would create working capital funds for modernization could help, but aren’t guaranteed to pass.
The “Category Management” initiative, started under the leadership of former OMB executive Anne Rung, is expanding to help the federal government buy goods and services in ways similar to how leading companies operate.
The inevitable has come to pass: a federal contracting association has legally challenged the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule.
Just a week ago, we reported on a case where a highly trusted contractor employee embezzled $825 thousand from his company by using a company issued credit card for personal expenses. Now we have another misuse of company credit card case being reported by the Department of Justice. This time, the perpetrator made $1.3 million in unauthorized personal charges to a company credit card. He has pleaded guilty and has agreed to pay restitution and when he appears for sentencing, faces additional fines and possibly prison time. This time however, the perpetrator was not someone in a trusted position in the company – he was a lowly accountant who got away with the embezzlement for four years. Cases like these should really be wake up calls for companies to examine their own company-issued credit card policies and related internal controls. As we all know, “trust” is not an internal control.
The agency’s tech initiatives may shake up when a new president comes in.
GAO denied a protest challenging use of the offeror’s actual, historic indirect rates and current direct labor rates in a cost realism evaluation.
Contractors should embrace government’s new cybersecurity standards.
A large business wasn’t eligible to pursue a protest of an SDVOSB sole source award because the large business wasn’t an “actual or prospective offeror” for the
A new administration will bring changes in policy and priorities, but at its annual sales summit next month, immixGroup is putting the spotlight on many issues that will drive the market no matter who is in the White House.
The Office of Personnel Management’s payroll and workforce data is unreliable and needs to be made more available for use by other agencies, according to a government watchdog.