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No time like the present? NO! says the Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations. We get details from one of the member companies, TechAmerica's Trey Hodgkins.
FAI, DAU teaming together to provide contracting officers and others training and tools.
Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon issued a memo asking for agencies to improve their internal controls for collecting and submitting acquisition data. The Federal Procurement Data System has had data quality issues for more than a decade.
OFPP administrator Dan Gordon told a Senate committee that a new rule to add more oversight to multi-agency contracts should be out soon. Agencies wanting to develop new multiple award contracts will have to justify them before going forward. OFPP is also trying to use strategic sourcing to take advantage of the government's buying power.
Tags: management , contracting , Dan Gordon , Gene Dodaro , Joseph Lieberman , GAO , GSA , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Interagency contracting , GWACs , multiple award contracts , BPAs , duplicative programs , Jason Miller
Agencies asked 125 annuitants for help last year with Army leading the way, bringing 44 retired federal workers back to help with acquisition processes.
Tags: contracting , pay and benefits , Dan Gordon , Army , Air Force , DHS , USDA , acquisition workforce , annuitants , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Jason Miller
Sen. Mikulski and Rep. Sarbanes introduce legislation to change the way agencies outsource jobs and determine what are inherently governmental functions.
Republican House lawmakers are frustrated and concerned over the draft Executive Order requiring contractors to make campaign contributions public. OFPP's Dan Gordon declines to answer specific questions about the proposal, but said transparency is key to ensuring trust in the procurement system.
Tags: contracting , industry , Dan Gordon , Darrell Issa , Sam Graves , Elijah Cummings , Nydia Velazquez , Tim Walberg , House Small Business Committee , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , White House , FEC , draft executive order , political contributions , Disclose Act , Jason Miller
Your agency could save a lot of money with improvements in the purchase card program. Former OFPP Administrator Steve Kelman will tell you how.
Former federal procurement policy chief Steve Kelman says you should think about share-in-savings contracts.
The idea is to trade one of your acquisition experts to another agency in exchange for one who knows more about a specific procurement need you have.