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[Report on Noncompliance with CICA]
B-158766: Published: Jan 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative request, GAO presented a summary of its fiscal year (FY) 1987 bid protest activities and reported on federal agencies' compliance with recommendations made in connection with its statutory bid protest function. GAO reported that there were no instances in which federal agencies did not comply with its recommendations. GAO also reported that in FY 1987: (1) it published fi...
Contracting Out for Commercial Activities and Services Under OMB Circular A-76
T-GGD-88-7: Published: Jan 7, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1988.
GAO discussed the problems involving implementation of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 program, requiring government agencies to procure commercial goods and services from the private sector when it is cost-effective to do so. GAO found that: (1) federal agencies have not fully implemented the program because of difficulties in defining the requirements for services and in...
Professional Services: Federal Agencies' Procurement of Professional Services From Alaskan Firms
GGD-87-6FS: Published: Oct 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal agencies' procurement of professional services for federal projects in Alaska, specifically: (1) the policies and procedures they used to procure the professional services, especially architect-engineering services; (2) the number and value of contracts awarded to Alaskan and non-Alaskan firms during fiscal years (FY) 1984...
Procurement: Selected Civilian Agencies' Cost Estimating Processes for Large Projects
GGD-86-137BR: Published: Sep 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed six civilian agencies' cost-estimating processes applicable to large, complex procurement projects to determine: (1) the types of regulations that guide the cost-estimating processes; (2) how civilian agencies develop their cost estimates for large projects; and (3) how agencies decide which cost estimate to select to obtain project funding from...
Audiovisual Programs: Federal Agencies' Cost Reporting and Management Practices
GGD-86-125BR: Published: Aug 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed executive branch audiovisual activities to: (1) develop information on the volume and cost of such activities; and (2) test agencies' compliance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policies and procedures for managing such activities.GAO found that: (1) the National Audiovisual Center understated the costs of federal audiovisual activitie...
Air Force Contracting: Procurement of Piston Rings for the F-16 Aircraft
NSIAD-86-127BR: Published: May 28, 1986. Publicly Released: May 28, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a recent Air Force decision that a certain firm was not an approved source for a component of the F-16 aircraft integrated servoactuator (ISA), which controls the aircraft's flaperons and horizontal stabilizers.The firm had contended that: (1) its component was of equal quality with the approved source; (2) the only difference between its component...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on the Operations of Civil Departments and Agencies
OADPS-84-1: Published: Mar 20, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1984.
Summaries are provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in Federal civil departments and agencies. The summaries presented are those on which no satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have been taken or are being taken. They are submitted for use in congressional review of budget requests for fiscal year 1985...
Internal Controls of the Transportation Computer Center and Pollution Reporting Incident Reporting System
089018: Jan 31, 1978
No summary is currently available...
Procedures and Practices Followed in Obtaining Land Title Evidence
B-168106: Published: Mar 5, 1974. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Increased Use of Productivity Management Can Help Control Government Costs
AFMD-84-11: Published: Nov 10, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined productivity management in federal agencies. Specifically, GAO: (1) noted agency approaches to productivity improvement; (2) identified governmentwide obstacles to such efforts; and (3) reviewed private sector approaches to assess their potential applicability to the federal government.Productivity management can be a powerful tool for reducing gov...