OFPP and ACT-IAC partnered to collect and describe acquisition innovations as a way to reduce the friction of acquisition through a new Periodic Table of Acquisition Elements.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 40 Senate Democrats express opposition to how the Environmental Protection Agency is handling its collective bargaining with the American Federation of Government Employees.
Emily Murphy, the GSA administrator, said over the past year the agency has collected and used more information about acquisition and real estate to save money and improve services.
Allen Hill, the director of the Telecommunications Services Office at the General Services Administration, said most agencies will not meet the Sept. 30 deadline to award new contracts under EIS, but most are making good progress setting up 2020 to be a busy year.
Amira Boland, who is coordinating the implementation of the Customer Experience Cross-Agency Priority Goal and the GEAR Center for OMB, and Jim Thompson. the director of private sector engagement at the State Department, are spearheading different approaches to bringing new thinking into the government.
The team behind the FITARA scorecard at the Government Accountability Office says changes are in the works for the next IT modernization rubric.
ACT-IAC has teamed up with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to advance ICAM best practices.
The Department of Health and Human Services already uses blockchain in its acquisition shop to buy bulk items more cheaply, but now the Food and Drug Administration sees it as a tool to manage threats to the global food supply chain.
Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said the new white paper from ACT-IAC helps bring together multiple federal cyber efforts under the zero trust umbrella.
In today’s Federal Newscast, it appears the Navy will be dropping all charges against leadership involved in the USS Fitzgerald’s fatal collision with a merchant ship.