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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 40 Senate Democrats express opposition to how the Environmental Protection Agency is handling its collective bargaining with the American Federation of Government Employees.
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.
This week, the FAR Council issued an interim rule implementing a piece of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2019, prohibits contracting for certain telecommunications and video surveillance services from some Chinese entities or affiliates — or those found to be connected to China.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is looking to use social media tools to monitor possible domestic threats.
New analysis from GovConRx found agencies are giving vendors “satisfactory” past performance ratings more often than any other rating because the system is too burdensome and time consuming.
OMB submitted six legislative proposals to establish an Acquisition Modernization Test Board, and to bring defense and civilian agencies under the same rules.
In OFPP’s fourth version of its myth busters series, agencies can tell acquisition innovation fact from fiction and receive examples where those efforts are taking place already.