Federal CIO: Prep For Modernization Funds But Don’t Count On Them – Nextgov.com

in Blog by

Legislation that would create working capital funds for modernization could help, but aren’t guaranteed to pass.

Source: Federal CIO: Prep For Modernization Funds But Don’t Count On Them – Nextgov.com

How Can Government Buying Match the Best in Business? | IBM Center for the Business of Government

in Blog by

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.

Source: How Can Government Buying Match the Best in Business? | IBM Center for the Business of Government

Fair Pay policy lawsuit: Solid argument or ‘sky is falling?’ – FederalNewsRadio.com

in Blog by
FederalNewsRadio.com

The inevitable has come to pass: a federal contracting association has legally challenged the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule.

Source: Fair Pay policy lawsuit: Solid argument or ‘sky is falling?’ – FederalNewsRadio.com

Another Credit Card Embezzlement Scheme: PNWC’s Government Contracting Update

in Blog by
PNWC's Government Contracting Update

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.

Source: PNWC’s Government Contracting Update: Another Credit Card Embezzlement Scheme

Video: How Will GSA Initiatives Fare During the Presidential Transition? – Nextgov.com

in Blog by

The agency’s tech initiatives may shake up when a new president comes in.

Source: Video: How Will GSA Initiatives Fare During the Presidential Transition? – Nextgov.com

Cost Realism: Using Offeror’s Actual Rates Was Unobjectionable – SmallGovCon

in Blog by

GAO denied a protest challenging use of the offeror’s actual, historic indirect rates and current direct labor rates in a cost realism evaluation.

Source: Cost Realism: Using Offeror’s Actual Rates Was Unobjectionable – SmallGovCon

Why Defense Contractors Should Embrace Insider Threat Requirements – Nextgov.com

in Blog by

Contractors should embrace government’s new cybersecurity standards.

Source: Why Defense Contractors Should Embrace Insider Threat Requirements – Nextgov.com

Large Business Ineligible For SDVOSB Verification Protest, Says Court – SmallGovCon

in Blog by

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

Source: Large Business Ineligible For SDVOSB Verification Protest, Says Court – SmallGovCon

Immix sales summit takes on major trends in government market — Washington Technology

in Blog by

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.

Source: Immix sales summit takes on major trends in government market — Washington Technology

GAO wants better payroll data from OPM — FCW

in Blog by

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.

Source: GAO wants better payroll data from OPM — FCW

1 256 257 258 259 260 356
Go to Top