The White House said President Trump intends to nominate Michael Wooten, the senior advisor for acquisitions at the Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid office, to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.
The Coalition for Government Procurement and the Naval Postgraduate School found agencies were getting better deals through GSA Advantage than through pilots using Amazon.
OFPP has been without a permanent administrator for almost two years and with no nominee in sight, experts question whether having a Senate confirmed one matters any more.
Anne Rung, the former administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and now is director of Amazon business government, said the government can move to an existing e-commerce portal with little or no cost.
Russell Smith, the president of Organizational Communications Inc., encourages other vendors to speak out against the Obama administration’s category management effort.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a draft circular to institutionalize category management, but some experts question whether the initiative needs more time before putting into policy.
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.
What are the current issues facing the government contracting market? Find out when Larry Allen of Allen Federal Business Partners joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. August 8, 2016
The Office of Management and Budget issued a final memo banning most new contracts for mobile devices and services.
A new Office of Federal Procurement Policy memo and proposed rule by the FAR Council are part of the administration’s ongoing efforts to change the way agencies buy products and services.