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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.

Tags: Anne Rung , OFPP , GSA , Ellen Kortesoja , Lesley Field

Friday - 07/11/2014, 12:17pm EDT

In Depth Show Blog - Feb. 25, 2014

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Larry Allen , Kim Weaver , Virginia Hill , In Depth

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 05:21pm EST

Jordan exits OFPP knowing progress toward buying smarter is real

Joe Jordan, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, is leaving the administration Friday after working five years in assorted senior contracting manager positions. He said agencies are using strategic sourcing, reducing spending and receiving more competition.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , OFPP , FedBid , acquisition workforce , strategic sourcing , jason miller , exclusive

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:54am EST
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OFPP updates rules for how agencies should analyze ways to lower costs

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy revised Circular A-131 for the first time in 20 years. A-131 promotes the use of value engineering (VE), which is an organized effort by an integrated product team to evaluate functions of systems, facilities, services and supplies with an eye toward lowering costs and maintaining performance, quality, safety and reliability.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , value engineering , Circular A-131 , OFPP , Federal Register , jason miller

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 02:35pm EST

OFPP's Jordan leaving for the private sector

Joe Jordan will become the president of the public sector at FedBid. He's leaving OFPP after 18 months.

Tags: OFPP , people , FedBid , Lesley Field , Ali Saadat , jason miller

Friday - 12/20/2013, 02:45pm EST

OFPP refreshes program, project management certification requirements

A new memo from OFPP Administrator Joe Jordan outlines eight changes since 2007. Among the major changes is the requirement for program and project managers to meet all the certification prerequisites.

Tags: jason miller , acquisition , contracting , OFPP , program management , project management , training , workforce

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 12:57pm EST

OFPP's proposed increase in contractor salary cap upsets all

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a memo to agencies setting the new benchmark for reimbursable costs at $952,308, up from $763,029 in 2011 for certain contractor employee salaries. The contractor cap has increased 55 percent over the last four years. OFPP blames Congress for not acting to change the formula for calculating the annual increases.

Tags: contracting , industry , OFPP , contractor compensation cap , Stan Soloway , PSC , AFGE , J. David Cox , Congress , jason miller

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 04:27am EST

Security clearance process ready for, in need of its next makeover

OMB is set to begin next week a 120-day review of three broad areas around security clearances. DoD and ODNI are pursuing initiatives to create a continuous evaluation process for employees with secret and top secret approvals. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee members say recent events show the process is broken.

Tags: management , security clearance , OMB , Stephen Lewis , DoD , Brian Prioletti , ODNI , OPM , Elaine Kaplan , Claire McCaskill , Rob Portman , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , jason miller

Friday - 11/01/2013, 03:51am EDT

OFPP applying strategic sourcing concept to acquisition training

Joe Jordan, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, said the Federal Acquisition Council on Training will oversee several initiatives, including developing a new contract for all agencies to buy acquisition training from. He said the Federal Acquisition Institute Training Application System eventually will be a one-stop shop for all acquisition workforce training needs.

Tags: acquisition , workforce , training , OFPP , GSA , Federal Acquisition Institute , Defense Acquisition Institute , jason miller , exclusive

Monday - 09/09/2013, 06:14am EDT
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OFPP to hold acquisition workers more accountable for training

Joe Jordan, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, issued a memo requiring civilian agencies to use the Federal Acquisition Institute Training Application System to track how acquisition workers are meeting certification requirements. Agencies have several deadlines over the next year to input data into the system.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , workforce , GSA , FAI , OFPP , training , In Depth , jason miller

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 05:33am EDT
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