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Lawmakers calling for more procurement oversight at White House Summit

Sen. Carl Levin will introduce a bill requiring defense contracts to be reexamined if its cost increase more than 25 percent over its initial estimate.

Tags: contracting , Carl Levin , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , John McCain , Janet Napolitano , DoD , DHS , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , White House , White House Summit ,

Tuesday - 02/24/2009, 02:15pm EST

OMB asks agencies to develop plans to grow acquisition workforce

OFPP issues two contracting memos today. One gives agencies help to evaluate how competitive their contracting process is. The second one asks agencies to develop a workforce plan to increase the number of acquisition workers by 5 percent by 2014.

Tags: contracting , management , Lesley Field , Jeffrey Zients , OMB , OFPP , Contracting guidance

Tuesday - 10/27/2009, 05:25pm EDT
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How to reshape DoD's acquisition workforce

Tags: mngt , P&B , contracting , DoD , Shay Assad

Wednesday - 08/05/2009, 10:37am EDT
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Steve Kelman: a man with a plan

How to overhaul federal contracting.

Tags: contracting , mngt , OMB , OFPP , Contracting guidance , Steve Kelman

Thursday - 10/29/2009, 11:05am EDT
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OMB asks agencies to develop plans to grow acquisition workforce

OFPP issues two contracting memos today. One gives agencies help to evaluate how competitive their contracting process is. The second one asks agencies to develop a workforce plan to increase the number of acquisition workers by 5 percent by 2014.

Tags: contracting , management , Lesley Field , Jeffrey Zients , OMB , OFPP , Contracting guidance

Tuesday - 10/27/2009, 05:07pm EDT
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VA solving acquisition workforce shortage

Acquisition Academy training current and future contracting professionals. The school is open to VA and other civilian agency acquisition workers. VA to add facilities management to curriculum in 2011.

Tags: contracting , Lisa Doyle , Dan Gordon , VA , OFPP , OMB , Federal Acquisition Institute , training , internship , Management of Change , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/26/2010, 06:42pm EDT
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OMB's Zients stakes out acquisition reform plans

The deputy director for management tells lawmakers the government will save $40 billion over the next two years. Zients also wants agencies to grow the acquisition workforce by five percent over the next few years. Lawmakers express some reservations about OMB's plans.

Tags: contracting , Jeff Zients , Claire McCaskill , Susan Collins , Tom Coburn , OMB , OFPP , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs , Contracting Oversight , A-76 , Inherently governmental , insourcing

Thursday - 10/29/2009, 06:40am EDT
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OFPP on acquisition reform listening tour

Administration collecting industry input before issuing four guidances by Sept. 30. Acquisition workforce remains biggest challenge.

Tags: contracting , David Drabkin , Jeff Liebman , OMB , OFPP , GSA , DoD , Coalition for Government Procurement , AIA , Lockheed Martin , Acquisition Solutions , John Palatiello and Associates , John Palatiello , Larry Allen , Trey Hodgkins , Alan Chvotkin , Eleanor Spector , acquisition reform , competition

Friday - 06/19/2009, 03:10pm EDT
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