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Improvements to how agencies buy goods, services bear out little fruit

In part 4 of Federal News Radio's special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years, we examine progress the administration has made in the acquisition arena. We rated one initiative as effective (green), three as ineffective (red) and two as more progress needed (yellow). View the details of each initiative through our interactive dashboard.

Tags: Obama Impact , acquisition , acquisition policy , contracting , strategic sourcing , DoD , OFPP , inherently governmental , vendor-agency relationship , small business , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 03:27am EDT

GAO pokes holes in OMB's acquisition savings claims

A new report finds agency data is dubious and lacks reliability. OFPP disagrees with GAO's findings.

Tags: OFPP , Dan Gordon , GAO , acquisition , contracting , Campaign to Cut Waste , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 06:32pm EST

Survey: Acquisition policy doesn't translate

A new survey from the Professional Services Council and Grant Thornton finds contracting officers don't always find new guidance helpful in how they do their job. Acquisition workers also say too much oversight is causing innovation to be muted.

Tags: contracting , OFPP , OMB , Stan Soloway , Lew Crenshaw , PSC , Grant Thornton , time and materials contracts , Recovery Act contracting , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 06:21am EST
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