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OFPP bringing all contracting officers under one training, certification standard

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a new memo to standardize and modernize the training and certification requirements for civilian contracting…

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Section 809 panel’s final report prescribes ‘revolutionary’ changes to DoD buying

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Special hiring authorities for DoD’s acquisition workforce: too much of a good thing

A congressional advisory panel says lawmakers have provided numerous ways for DoD to speed up its hiring of acquisition professionals. In fact, they may…

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Army kicks off largest reorganization of acquisition bureaucracy since Vietnam

The Army has launched a four-month project to create a new “modernization command,” and plans to have it fully functional by next summer.

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Rung to leave OFPP for Amazon

Anne Rung, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator and U.S. Chief Acquisition Officer, will be moving to Seattle to work as the head of Amazon Business where she will run its strategic supplier program focusing on the government.

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