Michael Wooten, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said under the frictionless acquisition cross-agency priority goal under the President’s Management Agenda agencies have a series of goals and milestones over the next 18 months.
OMB released much-anticipated guidance giving agencies important direction for how they should implement the provision in the stimulus bill that lets agencies pay contractors to keep them in a state of ready.
Margaret Weichert, the number two leader at the Office of Management and Budget, is leaving government for the private sector, she confirmed to Federal News Network.
Dr. Michael Wooten, the administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said he is preparing the workforce for a future where robotics process automation and artificial intelligence take over the mundane tasks of acquisition.
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.
Michael Wooten, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said his priorities are centered around building on existing efforts like category management, upskilling the workforce, unlocking technology to create innovation and harnessing acquisition data to turn it into business intelligence.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs launched a new training program to help employees impacted by the agency’s ongoing electronic health record modernization.
The federal government has been operating without a Senate-confirmed administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy for two and a half years now, but no more.
The nominations for Dale Cabaniss and Michael Wooten, the President’s picks to be Office of Personnel Management (OPM) director and Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, respectively, have advanced out of a Senate committee.
Dale Cabaniss, the President’s nominee to become the next director of the Office of Personnel Management, said she would work with Congress to share information about the Trump administration’s proposed reorganization of the agency she may take over.