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Majority of agencies meeting sustainable acquisition goals, OFPP says

A new report to Congress shows 17 of the 24 largest agencies bought sustainable products at least 95 percent of the time.

Tags: Acquisition , OFPP , GSA , GreenGov , management , Industry , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 02:21pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Obama administration is trying to clean up some of the clutter that's accumulated over the last 20 years as reforms have been made to acquisition policies and procedures. Anne Rung, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, says procurement reform went awry for several reasons. In his biweekly feature, "Inside the Reporter's Notebook," executive editor Jason Miller writes about why Rung believes problems developed and what the administration is doing about it. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain.

Tags: OFPP , Jason Miller , Acquisition , acquisition reform

Monday - 03/30/2015, 06:21am EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: OFPP procurement reform; IT oversight at DHS; longtime execs retire

In this week's edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller examines the unintended consequences of 1990s procurement reform and how OFPP plans to address them. Plus, multiple congressmen crack down on duplication issues at the Department of Homeland Security. Also in this edition, what's behind the retirement of a long-time CIO at Education and a procurement executive at Veterans Affairs?

Tags: Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller , OFPP , Acquisition , acquisition reform , Will Hurd , DHS , Congress , information technology , Jerry Williams , Education Department , Glenn Haggstrom , Veterans Affairs

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:15am EDT
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OFPP initiates 360-degree reviews of the acquisition process

New guidance from Anne Rung, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, implements a way for vendors and program owners to rate the acquisition process in each agency. The goal of Acquisition 360 is to identify potential procurement process improvements.

Tags: Acquisition , Industry , OFPP , PSC , GSA , customer satisfaction , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:12am EDT
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GSA proposes change to acquisition regulation vendors loathe

A proposed rule issued today would change the Price Reduction Clause that most contractors dislike and causes most of the False Claims Act lawsuits. Vendors have 60 days to offer comments and GSA will hold an industry day April 17.

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , Industry , OFPP , Price Reduction Clause , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , Acquisition Excellence Conference , ACT-IAC , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/04/2015, 03:56am EST
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Yelp-like ratings system coming to IT procurements

OFPP Administrator Anne Rung will issue a memo in the coming weeks requiring agencies to rate vendors and for vendors to rate agencies on specific high-dollar IT procurements. Rung said OMB, GSA will hire experts to oversee vendor relationships for IT commodities.

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , OFPP , Industry , Acquisition 360 , Acquisition Excellence Conference , Category management , Digital services , ACT-IAC , Buyer’s club , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/04/2015, 04:40am EST

GSA pitches acquisition reforms to Obama

The White House is interested government procurement. No, not the Office of Management and Budget, which includes the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, but the actual West Wing.

Tags: Acquisition , GSA , Tom Sharpe , Laura Stanton , OFPP , Barack Obama , Category management , Professional Services Council , Industry , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/16/2015, 04:51am EST

GSA searching for right people to run category management

The General Services Administration is hiring a new assistant commissioner and subject matter experts to help move the category management initiative forward.

Tags: Acquisition , people , GSA , Kevin Youel Page , Tom Sharpe , OFPP , Category management , IAE , workforce , Industry , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/04/2015, 07:20am EST

A look back at 2014 & a look ahead to 2015

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, and Bob Lohfeld, CEO of Lohfeld Consulting Group, join host Mark Amtower to talk about the top contracting stories in 2014, and what's ahead in 2015.
January 5, 2015

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , Bob Lohfeld , Lohfeld Consulting Group , business development , DoD budget , budget cuts , LPTA , Small business contracting , OFPP , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 01/05/2015, 07:52pm EST
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Jason Miller, executive editor, Federal News Radio

Anne Rung is three months into her tenure as head of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, and it looks like she's been busy. On Dec. 4 she released new marching orders for how agencies must use data to make better procurement decisions. She discussed the details with Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller, starting with where some of the ideas originated.

Tags: Jason Miller , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , OFPP , Acquisition , acquisition workforce , In Depth

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 09:54am EST
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