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.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy determined each category should target 13 percent-to-50 percent of their spending to small firms.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy details new goals for category management in version 3 of the governmentwide strategy.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy is reviewing agency comments on a draft memo to promote and institutionalize category management.
The Unified Shared Services Management office released a concept of operations and an RFI for software-as-a-service as part of its plan to continue moving the initiative forward in 2017.
The Office of Management and Budget issued two more memos, focusing on personal data breach response requirements and industry and vendor communications.
Improving acquisition compliance and ethics may involve less rulemaking and more culture shaping according to panelists at the National Contract Management Association’s World Congress conference. At the conference, agency leaders discussed the need to streamline and pursue innovative approaches to federal acquisition policies.
In this edition of Inside the Reporter’s Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities.
President Obama has tapped a senior advisor at OMB to be the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.
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.