Three agencies have implemented some of the recommendations of the Wartime Contracting Commission, but now say they don't want to do more. Some senators are considering making it mandatory.
Technology implemented without rethinking processes won't solve much, writes consultant Jaime Gracia.
System for Award Management is back online.
House lawmakers made some changes to a Senate bill that puts more controls on the use of government charge cards.
Taken down because of performance issues, GSA's new SAM site is scheduled to be back Aug. 6.
VA has a database of verified companies owned by veterans. Other agencies could take advantage of that resource, GAO says.
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee expects to have GSA testifying about its spending choices, but the invited officials are not saying no.
Almost 99 percent of services have moved to the Networx program, according to a GSA official.
Lawmakers want more record-keeping rules on the federal employees who have government credit cards.
GAO concludes that EPA estimates for an IT project lacked supporting documentation, but the environmental agency is objecting to the audit's findings.
Ineffective policies on gathering cost information boost the chances of overspending, missed deadlines and performance problems, GAO finds.
GSA is instituting the Demand Based Model to align its resources with areas of greatest need, but admits it isn't a full solution for the Schedules program.