OMB Circular A-76: DOD's Reported Savings Figures are Incomplete and Inaccurate : Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Federal Services, Post Office, and Civil Service, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate
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Page 26 - Works; the Subcommittee on Federal Services, Post Office and Civil Service, Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs...
Page 2 - OMB'S figures do not accurately reflect the extent to which economy in government operations is being achieved. Specifically: • DOD estimates expected cost savings from individual studies on the basis of standardized assumptions, not on the best available cost data. • DOD does not routinely collect and analyze cost information to monitor actual operations after a cost study has been made. • The computerized data base that DOD uses to accumulate information on expected cost savings contains...
Page 1 - Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 (Performance of Commercial Activities).
Page 30 - Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Federalism, and the District of Columbia, Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
Page 7 - Congress questions whether projected savings are real, and agencies are not sure of the benefits of implementing the program.
Page 9 - Our principal message is that accurate A-76 savings figures are needed to address long-standing and growing congressional concerns about the A-76 program's value and achievements.
Page 1 - United States Senate Dear Mr. Chairman: This report responds, in part, to your request for a review of the federal affirmative employment program. As agreed with the Committee, our...
Page 3 - ... the studies. Therefore, neither DOD nor OMB has reliable information on which to assess the soundness of savings estimates or knows the extent to which expected savings are realized. Complete and accurate savings information would help to reduce some of the controversy surrounding the A-76 program.