Dan Gordon

  • OFPP’s Gordon: FAR rewrite not needed

    Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon gives us a sneak peek at the future of contractor relations.

  • Data propels GSA’s plans for the acquisition workforce

    The Office of Governmentwide Policy is collecting information on common agency procurement needs and workforce issues. The office is preparing for huge increase in funding for 2011 for training and hiring.

  • OMB management team lays out game plan at IRMCO

    The four senior Office of Management and Budget officials who are leading the Obama Adminstration’s management efforts detail the strategies they’re using to move forward.

  • OFPP on the ins and outs of ‘inherently governmental’

    OFPP defines critical functions that are considered core capabilities of agency employees. We get details from Administrator Dan Gordon.

  • Contract Overload, part 3: OFPP ready to set tone for the future of MACs.

    Congressional staff members call the current MAC environment ”chaos.” The administration will decide in a matter of weeks whether NIH should continue to run its CIO-SP3 governmentwide contract. OFPP administrator Gordon says several broad policy decisions must be made to address the challenges around multiple award contracts.

  • GAO’s John Needham on smooth insourcing

    Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management shares ideas to implement OMB insourcing guidelines.

  • A candid discussion with a procurement policy honcho

    Daniel Gordon, Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, joins host Larry Allen this week. Encore Presentation

  • OFPP previews the future of in and outsourcing

    The Office of Federal Procurement Policy is recommending all agencies use only the definition of inherently governmental as defined in the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act, and create a test to determine whether other jobs should be done only by federal employees. OFPP’s Dan Gordon has details.

  • OFPP tries new approach to reign in MACs

    Administrator Gordon says strategic sourcing is one way to ensure the government gets the lowest price and to consolidate existing contracts. Gordon also wants agencies to submit business cases for new multi-agency contracts, but doesn’t commit to asking agencies to justify all types of multiple award contracts.

  • Countdown: $100B in Pentagon savings, Petraeus confirmed

    The most important Federal news stories of the week as selected by Larry Allen of the Coalition for Government Procurement, and Federal News Radio’s Tom Temin.