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Frictionless federal acquisition? It’s possible and a new online tool can help

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…

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HHS, Navy, seek to stay one step ahead of tech trends through agile acquisition

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New OFPP strategy targets 13 percent reduction of duplicative contracts by 2020

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Contractor ethics rules too reactive, compliance focused, experts say

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Inside the Reporter’s Notebook: Category management launches five pilots; more vendor past performance data

In this edition of Inside the Reporter’s Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities.

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Anne Rung nominated to head OFPP

President Obama has tapped a senior advisor at OMB to be the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.

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OFPP closing the contracting officer training gap between civilian, DoD

A new memo details about eight major changes to the education and knowledge requirement for civilian agency contracting officers. It calls for more than just training but a deeper knowledge of acquisition roles, responsibilities and how to ensure success.

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