Tag Archives: GAO

Mac Curtis to Be Chairman of the Board for Perspecta; Mike Lawrie to Retire in August

Mac Curtis

Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Perspecta as well as a six-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been appointed chairman of the company’s board of directors effective Aug. 5, Perspecta announced on Wednesday. He will succeed Mike Lawrie, Perspecta’s chairman since the company’s launch in 2018, who announced on Wednesday that …

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GAO Releases Annual Assessment of Pentagon’s Acquisition Programs

The Government Accountability Office assessed the Department of Defense’s 121 major defense acquisition programs, information technology procurement and middle-tier acquisition initiatives worth $1.86T combined and found that DoD did not implement certain measures to achieve its goal of accelerating the delivery of capabilities despite adopting a streamlined approach to acquisition.

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Well Known Security Expert Frank Abagnale Explains Why IRS Data Issues Hurt CARES Act

Frank Abagnale - GovCon Expert

The US economy has been stricken by Coronavirus. Last week, a record 6.6m Americans filed for unemployment benefits. The government has responded to the crisis with a $2 trillion package, which includes $300 billion in direct payments to citizens. That’s commendable. But while Washington’s intentions are good, there’s a strong possibility that those who most need that money won’t receive it quickly enough ̶ and worse, that billions of those dollars will actually end up in misdirected payments to fraudsters.

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GAO Upholds Leidos’ $6.5B DoD Info Network Support Contract; Gerry Fasano Quoted

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The Government Accountability Office has dismissed General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) protest of the Defense Information Systems Agency's award of a potential $6.52B contract to Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) for Department of Defense Information Network support services, FedScoop reported Friday.

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Lou Anne Brossman’s 10 Tips on How to Market to a Federal CIO (and other senior level executives)

In my 35-plus years as a government marketer, one thing has stayed constant: the knowledge that we can all gain from listening to our customers.  One way we do that at Government Marketing University is through our Ambassador program. GMarkU Ambassadors are seasoned former government leaders who contribute their time, expertise, and valuable insight on how to engage with government decision makers and influencers. 

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