VAO's Fiscal Year-End ToolKit
The VAO offers many tools and resources right at your fingertips to help at fiscal year-end. Check out these resources and more in the Fiscal Year-End ToolKit:
- Contract Operations under a Continuing Resolution (At a Glance)
- The Nuts and Bolts of Contracting under a Continuing Resolution (Webinar)
- Contracting Implications of a Government Shutdown (Advisory)
- The Bona Fide Needs Rule in 2015 (Advisory)
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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) need to enhance government-wide guidance to help agencies bolster their information security programs, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded in a 71-page report to Congress. GAO reviewed information security related reports and data from 24 …… » Read more
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In a commentary in Federal Computer Week, Scott French, vice president of government at Panasonic System Communications Co. of North America, says the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) can help agencies implement mobile devices. “Mobile technology has been shown to significantly improve productivity and enable …… » Read more
The Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier program could provide valuable lessons learned for other weapon systems acquisitions, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) official told the Senate Armed Services Committee last week. For the Ford-class program, the Navy sought both to incorporate innovative new technologies and to reduce …… » Read more
COMMUNITY EVENTS & AWARDS
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The Forest Service could improve its internal controls over stewardship contracting for land management of national forests, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General (OIG) has advised. OIG reviewed 12 stewardship contracts and agreements and found the agency did not always comply with federal procurement requirements. …… » Read more
ASI Templates current through FAC 2005-84
ASI templates are up-to-date, including FAC 2005-83 dollar threshold changes effective 10/1/2015.