High Risk List

  • Government High Risk List

    A new report outlining high risk areas in government was released today by the Government Accountability Office. The report outlines areas that need special attention by Congress and the Executive Branch. Three new areas of…

  • House turns up heat on agency programs

    Agencies should prepare for a new level of scrutiny from Congress.

  • GAO says DoD lacks leadership on management issues

    Proper implementation of Chief Management Officer is key to improvements

  • FAA: Off the High Risk List

    The FAA is very glad to be off the Government Accountability Office’s High Risk List – especially after fourteen years of being on it. Jim Washington, the FAA’s Vice President and Chief Acquisition Officer, told…

  • OMB targets fixes for mission critical IT projects

    The Office of Management and Budget is throwing a lifeline, of sorts, to 15 agencies who have IT projects that are on its high-risk list. Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said the 26 projects on his new high priority list are mission critical. He said some extra attention now could reap dividends down the road when those projects finally realize their long-awaited potential.

  • DHS plans to get off high-risk list

    Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller discusses the Homeland Security Department’s plan to get off the government’s high-risk list.

  • OMB targets high-risk IT projects

    WFED’s Jason Miller gives an update on the 26 high-risk IT projects on OMB’s list.

  • Dodaro: Financial literacy, high-risk projects top GAO priorities

    Comptroller General Gene Dodaro outlines the top priorities of the Government Accountability Office now that he has been confirmed.

  • DoD hoping for shorter GAO High Risk List

    The Defense Department’s leader of business process reform said Friday that she’s hopeful the Government Accountability Office will remove one of DoD’s high risk areas from its biennial list of government trouble spots. GAO is expected to issue the list within the next several weeks.

  • GAO: DoD needs greater financial accountability

    A GAO report reviews DoD’s financial management.