Tag Archives: reporting

Researching a Few Good Ideas for the Recovery Act

It’s been several months in the making but the Federal Demonstration Partnership has finally released its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Administrative Impact Survey Report. This is definitely a must-read for the folks at the Office of Management and Budget,…

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Why Are Research Grantees so Overwhelmed?

One TV commercial that many of us can relate to — myself included — is a spot for 5-hour ENERGY. See the video at the bottom of this post.

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A Six-Pack (of Posts) for a Sweltering Stretch

Oh MAN, is it hot out there — and I ain’t just talking about the debt ceiling slugfest that’s happening just a few blocks away from here. With the heat index expected to top 110 in the DC area over…

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Is Someone Not Telling the Whole Truth about USASpending.gov?

One of my favorite phrases when discussing numbers is the familiar refrain “lies, damn lies and statistics.” It seems as if statistics can be interpreted in any fashion to make a certain point. Such is the case with USASpending.gov.

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Jumbo-Sized Concern Over Proposed Reporting Requirements

Amid all the pro-transparency, pro-accountability, anti-waste hoopla that has dominated the headlines (and our blog) concerning Rep. Daniel Issa’s  (R-Calif.) Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) bill and President Obama’s Campaign to Cut Waste initiative, the real white elephant…

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A Compliance Title Is Crowned!

OK, sports fans! This is a couple of months after the fact, but I thought I’d revisit my March Madness blog concerning the 14 compliance requirements (or in this case, “teams”) under the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133…

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Recovery Board Offers Automated Data Change Tool

Recipients of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act awards now can submit information to correct certain errors in previous quarterly reports through a new electronic data change tool developed by the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

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