Department of Homeland Security: Progress and Challenges in Implementing the Department's Acquisition Oversight Plan Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Department of Homeland Security: Progress and Challenges in Implementing the Department's Acquisition Oversight Plan

Creator

  • Author: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Creator Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Government Accountability Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2007-06-13

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the third largest department in federal procurement spending in fiscal year 2006, has faced ongoing cost, schedule, and performance problems with major acquisitions and procurement of services. In December 2005, DHS established an acquisition oversight program to provide insight into and improve components' acquisition programs. In 2006, GAO reported that DHS faced challenges in implementing its program. Congress mandated that DHS develop an oversight plan and tasked GAO with analyzing the plan. GAO (1) evaluated actions DHS and its components have taken to implement the acquisition oversight plan and (2) identified implementation challenges. GAO also identified opportunities for strengthening oversight conducted through the plan. GAO reviewed relevant DHS documents and GAO and DHS Inspector General reports and interviewed officials in the office of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) and nine DHS components."

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: homeland security
  • Keyword: department of homeland security
  • Keyword: letter report

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: GAO-07-900
  • Accession or Local Control No: 261994
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/GAO-07-900
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc301723