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Streamlining Government: Key Practices from Select Efficiency Initiatives Should Be Shared Governmentwide
GAO-11-908: Published: Sep 30, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2011.
Given continuing budget pressures combined with the focus on performance envisioned in the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, federal agencies need to identify ways to operate more efficiently. GAO was asked to (1) describe selected initiatives that federal departments are implementing to achieve efficiencies; and (2) identify key practices associated with implementing these initiatives, as well as s...
National Aero-Space Plane: Restructuring Future Research and Development Efforts
NSIAD-93-71: Published: Dec 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aero-Space Plane (NASP) program's costs, schedule, status, feasibility, and justification, focusing on NASP: (1) technology development status; (2) project cost and schedule changes; (3) requirements for and the potential mission applications of future operational NASP-derived vehicles and efforts to spin off technology; and (4) issues...
Homelessness: Action Needed to Make Federal Surplus Property Program More Effective
RCED-91-33: Published: Oct 9, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the availability of surplus federal property for use by the homeless under Title V of the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act.GAO found that: (1) between January and June 1990, the Department of Housing and Urban Development found that 52 percent of 7,666 properties reviewed for potential use by the homeless were suitable; (2) although...
VA Needs a Systematic Approach To Assess the Management of Its Outpatient Clinics
HRD-85-15: Published: Dec 7, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1984.
GAO reviewed the management of 15 Veterans Administration (VA) outpatient clinics to determine the extent to which Department of Medicine and Surgery (DMS) officials had established performance standards, collected needed data, and provided the incentives necessary to assess the efficiency of individual clinics.GAO found that: (1) DMS had standards by which the performance of its outpatient clinic...