Tag Archives: AGA

Sneak Preview: Agencies Urged To Reduce Improper Payments

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) A key official with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently encouraged federal financial officials to identify ways to reduce improper payments in their agencies…

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What is Waste? Stakeholders Call for GAGAS Clarity from GAO

Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll agree that I can relate anything in life to an episode of M*A*S*H. One of my favorites was an episode early in Season 3 in which Harry Morgan, prior to returning to play…

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Coming Up! A Revised FAQ and Several Important Grants Events

Now that Labor Day has come and gone and many of us are back from our summer vacations, we can now look forward to September and ask the question, “What’s coming up in the near future for the grants community?”…

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Working with the OIG on Risk Makes Sense

Last month, I attended the Association of Government Accountants’ National Leadership Training in Washington, D.C. During one presentation, several key federal agency leaders discussed enterprise risk management (ERM) and how now is the time for federal agencies to assess their…

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Gearing Up to Attend Upcoming Grant-Related Conferences

Fill up the gas tank because we’ll be hitting the road over the next month or so, traveling to various forums and conferences that we expect will provide some worthwhile information on the latest on federal grants management and single…

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Support Abounds for the KISS (Keep it Simple, Stupid!) Theory for Grants Data

As a journalist, when I cover meetings in which I hear speaker after speaker explaining their support or disagreement about a technical issue, I tend to perk up when a certain speaker delivers the unexpected line that really makes you…

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Three Reasons Why Next Week Will Be Very Interesting

Some weeks are relatively humdrum. There’s not much going on, and I’ll spend several days in a row sitting in front of my computer, writing and editing articles. And then there are weeks like next week. Prepare to have the…

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Could This Be Our Chance for Some Real News?

Maybe, just maybe, we might get a clearer idea later this month about what’s in store for the future of grants management. At least, one can hope. Here, let me explain.

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Raise Your Hand If You Know Your Job

Volunteers with a keen awareness of the grants management job market are needed.

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