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New GAO April 2024 High-Risk Series Report

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a new report of interest entitled “GAO-23-106203 High-Risk Series: Efforts Made to Achieve Progress Need to Be Maintained and Expanded to Fully…

New GAO April 2024 High-Risk Series Report

New GAO April 2024 High-Risk Series Report
Bill Kobren

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a new report of interest entitled “GAO-23-106203 High-Risk Series: Efforts Made to Achieve Progress Need to Be Maintained and Expanded to Fully Address All Areas”. According to the GAO, “…we issued our updated High Risk List in April 2023. The list highlights 37 areas across the federal government that are vulnerable to waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement, or that need broad reform.” These include several that impact the Department of Defense (DoD), including:

  • DoD Weapon Systems Acquisition
  • DoD Financial Management
  • DoD Business Systems Modernization
  • DoD Approach to Business Transformation
  • DoD Contract Management
  • Ensuring the Effective Protection of Technologies Critical to U.S. National Security Interests
  • Strategic Human Capital Management

Related GAO testimony is contained in a separate issuance entitled “GAO-23-106674 High-Risk Series: Efforts Made to Achieve Progress Need to Be Maintained and Expanded to Fully Address All Areas”.