For more than a quarter century, the U.S. Government Accountability Office has been highlighting and tracking a handful of programs that it judges as being at high risk for waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.
Many states have invested in data, tracking, and evaluation to improve state agencies’ performance in child welfare programs, which serve a vulnerable segment of the population that includes abused and neglected children.
On January 20, 2017, the 45th president of the United States will be inaugurated. He or she will take the reins of one of the largest and most complex organizations in the world, ready to move ahead with a set of priorities.
This is one of the first full-scale examinations of the Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiatives that were launched in 2010 by Ashton Carter in his previous position as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics