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Agencies given how-to guide for modular, agile IT contracting

Federal Chief Information Officer Steve VanRoekel and Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Joe Jordan released the guidance that highlights possible risks or challenges, and offers checklists, templates and other tools to make the move to this smaller, more outcome based approach easier for agencies.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , contracting , industry , OMB , Joe Jordan , Steven VanRoekel , IT reform , TechStat , modular contracting , agile development , jason miller

Friday - 06/15/2012, 02:44pm EDT

In Depth interviews - June 12

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Susie Adams , Microsoft Federal , Tom Shoop , GovExec , Joe Jordan , Arnold Punaro

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 01:25am EDT

Clinger-Cohen Act (1996)

In 1996, Congress passed the Clinger-Cohen Act, which eliminated the exclusive authority of the General Services Administration to acquire technology and allowed individual federal agencies to assume that role. This story is part of Timeline: Congress crafts acquisition policy.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , Clinger Cohen Act , technology , William Woods , GAO , GSA , Brooks Act , Board of Contract Appeal , Steve Kelman ,

Friday - 06/08/2012, 11:12am EDT

OFPP, SBA trying to fix small business contracting shortcomings

Procurement chief Joe Jordan and SBA Administrator Karen Mills highlighted three long-time challenges in a new memo to senior agency officials. Agencies have until July 9 to detail steps they will take to address three areas.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition workforce , SBA , OMB , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , Karen Mills , Joe Jordan , jason miller , small business

Monday - 06/11/2012, 05:34pm EDT

Senate confirms wave of DoD nominees, new OFPP administrator

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Joe Jordan as administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, as well as nominations for seven key Defense Department positions.

Tags: Joe Jordan , DoD , Senate , Frank Kendall , Federal Drive , James Miller , Erin Conaton , Jessica Wright , Katrina McFarland , Defense Acquisition University , Kathleen Hicks , Derek Chollet , procurement , acquisition , DoD Report

Friday - 05/25/2012, 11:20am EDT

Senate committee approves OFPP nominee, four other bills

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee moves the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations, the Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting and two other pieces of legislation to the floor for a full vote.

Tags: management , acquisition , workforce , Joe Jordan , Susan Collins , Joe Lieberman , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , domestic partner benefits , Hatch Act , political contributions , jason miller , jon tester

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 04:43pm EDT

Jordan makes his case for being next OFPP administrator

Joe Jordan told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee he would focus on three priorities if confirmed. He also backed away somewhat from the administration's stance on a cap on executive compensation. Jordan received support from the committee, and a vote on his nomination could come as early as next week.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , Congress , management , Joe Jordan , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Dan Gordon , jason miller

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 06:00pm EDT
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OFPP dispels 8 more agency, vendor communications myths

The administration will issued the Mythbusters 2 memo today. The document takes aim at commonly held misconceptions by vendors. It follows the initial Mythbusters memo issued in February 2011 focusing on agency-held fallacies.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , industry , Lesley Field , Joanie Newhart , Mythbusters , contracting , jason miller

Monday - 05/07/2012, 05:52am EDT
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What are the big federal news stories?

Federal News Radio hosts Tom Temin and Francis Rose join host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the top issues affecting federal workers.
April 16, 2012.

Tags: Tom Temin , Francis Rose , Mark Amtower , Mythbusters , GSA , Public Building Service , inherently governmental , Amtower Off Center , acquisition , contracting , Bring your own device

Monday - 04/16/2012, 10:40pm EDT
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OFPP readying round 2 of Mythbusters

Acting administrator Lesley Field said this version will focus on trying to dispel myths commonly held by industry. Agencies also posted their vendor communications plans on FedBizOpps.gov as part of the initial Mythbusters campaign.

Tags: contracting , industry , Lesley Field , Mythbusters , Acquisition Excellence Conference , Darren Ash , NRC , Jacob Hansen , IRS , jason miller

Friday - 03/30/2012, 05:14am EDT
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