Two veteran lawmakers analyze stimulus passage.
The bookkeeping angle of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was the subject of a meeting of the Association of Government Accountants. Ed deSeve holds the multiple titles of Special Advisor to the President; Assistant…
Keeping fraud out of your organization isn’t easy, but two days from now you’re going to get some help. The Association of Government Accountants launches its Internal Control and Fraud Conference. You’ll find some heavy-hitters…
The Cooperative Audit Resolution and Oversight Initiative (CAROI) provides today’s government officials with a concrete tool to improve programs and to deal with fiscal and programmatic challenges. Rich Rasa with Education’s IG’s Office explains how it works.
The Chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said Republicans can sound evil during the debate about whether feds are overpaid. But the bigger issue, he said, is the overall HR processes used across government. Issa said agencies need to have a right-size the workforce more easily.
A new survey by Grant Thornton and the Association of Government Accountants found federal financial managers want a new way to present data that is more meaningful. CFOs also said they are starting to take advantage of predictive analysis tools.
The Association of Government Accountants recently released recommendations on how federal agencies can cut improper payments as a way to cut costs.
A forthcoming report by the Association of Government Accountants outlines how federal agencies can best use data analytics to spot trends, problems in operations or evidence of fraud.
Agency leaders take steps to show they’re serious about employee fraud. Too often, they’re relying on the inspector general’s office to detect corruption.
DoD says it’s committed to making sure civilians are not furloughed in fiscal 2014, which begins in October. But if sequestration remains in place, the alternative would almost certainly be involuntary reductions in force for both civilian workers and uniformed service members, officials say.