“Need to know" regime is changing to one that focuses on "the need to share," senior official says.
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Equipment failures and legal battles over new voter identification rules likely to result in delays and confusion, watchdog group says.
This year's major breach at the Veterans Affairs Department cost $7 million just to send letters to the affected veterans.
Document for prospective contractors offers blunt assessment of flaws in efforts to profile terrorists, including inability to move beyond “guilt by association” models.
Official also says agencies are on target to meet deadline next week for new high-tech ID cards.
Agency issued a draft rule earlier this week, saying it is considering radio-frequency identification that can be read by machines from 30 feet.
Initiative follows recent industry and congressional attention to backlog of patent applications and overburdened examiners.
Program management office is almost fully staffed, but relies heavily on contractors and lacks plans to fill future gaps, GAO says.
But several agencies have yet to properly address how they will reduce backlogs of requests, Justice report states.
Amount of authority the consolidated acquisition office will have over regional offices is not settled.