U.S. Efficiency Push: Boon Or Bane for American Businesses?

Last month President Obama issued an Executive Order titled "Delivering an Efficient, Effective and Accountable Government." In it, the President promised to cut waste and streamline government operations. Among the steps identified to achieve these goals: deploying fraud detection tools, leveraging the government's purchasing power, reducing high-risk contracting practices, and identifying alternatives to the use of consultants.