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Lack of funding hampering innovation, study says

Budget constraints are hindering federal agencies from implementing innovative technologies and strategies that drive down costs and increase efficiency, according to research conducted by the Association of Government Accountants and Accenture Federal Services.

Government eliminates $47b in bad payments

The government has avoided $47 billion in improper payments over the past three years, dropping its error rate in payments to contractors and to those using government programs to 4.3 percent from a high of 5.4 percent in fiscal 2009, says the White House.When including the Defense Department's commercial payments, the total savings would reach $70 billion and the government-wide error rate would be just 3.7 percent.

Government eliminates $47b in bad payments

The government has avoided $47 billion in improper payments over the past three years, dropping its error rate in payments to contractors and to those using government programs to 4.3 percent from a high of 5.4 percent in fiscal 2009, says the White House.When including the Defense Department's commercial payments, the total savings would reach $70 billion and the government-wide error rate would be just 3.7 percent.

Federal CFOs collecting, not acting on performance data

A new survey suggests federal chief financial officers are doing a good job of capturing performance information, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act of 2010, but aren't integrating it with financial information to produce actionable information for decision makers.

Federal CFOs collecting, not acting on performance data

A new survey suggests federal chief financial officers are doing a good job of capturing performance information, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act of 2010, but aren't integrating it with financial information to produce actionable information for decision makers.

Effort to cut websites misses goal, finds CRS

Federal website reform missed its 1-year deadline, coming up 579 domains short.

GAO shares questions to guide consolidation efforts

Past Government Accountability Office reports recommended various agencies find savings through consolidation, but consolidation "involves weighing costs as well as benefits and can be complex and challenging to implement," says a new GAO report.

GAO shares questions to guide consolidation efforts

Past Government Accountability Office reports recommended various agencies find savings through consolidation, but consolidation "involves weighing costs as well as benefits and can be complex and challenging to implement," says a new GAO report.

OFPP requires agencies to make business cases for interagency contract vehicles

Federal agencies are not maximizing the use of interagency vehicles and agency-specific contracts. As a result, contracts are more expensive and administrative costs increase, according to a Sept. 29

OFPP requires agencies to make business cases for interagency contract vehicles

Federal agencies are not maximizing the use of interagency vehicles and agency-specific contracts. As a result, contracts are more expensive and administrative costs increase, according to a Sept. 29