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Dan Gordon: Acquisition Workforce Needs More People, Training

In a Dec. 19 speech, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel contended that implementing across-the-board standards for the federal government’s procurement of cloud computing services could improve communications between the government and private sector. ExecutiveGov broke down the hour-long speech, here. Dan Gordon, who has served as administrator of the Office of Federal …

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Who Will Take Dan Gordon’s Desk at The White House?

A key official in the government’s efforts to increase small business contracting is headed to the White House. As typical as such a move may sound, it may also foreshadow the news of who replaces Dan Gordon, outgoing administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Joseph Jordan, the Small …

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OFPP Admin Dan Gordon Stepping Down, Will Join GWU Law School

Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon will step down from the post he’s held since September 2009 to take up a position at the George Washington University Law School, the White House announced Tuesday. Gordon will become associate dean for government contracts law at GWU’s law school. Office …

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Report: DoD Cut FY 2014 Contract Spending by 8%

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Figures released by the Federal Procurement Data System show that the Defense Department‘s overall spending dropped 8 percent last fiscal year to $284.9 billion, Federal Times reported Thursday. Andy Medici writes a Federal Times analysis of FPDS data found that although many non-defense government agencies increased their spending on contracts …

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Senate Confirms Anne Rung as OFPP Administrator

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Anne Rung was approved by the Senate on a voice vote Thursday to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes Rung has served as an Office of Management and Budget senior adviser since late May and was nominated to the OFPP administrator …

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Darrell Issa Proposing IT Reform Bill Within 3 Weeks

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will introduce new information technology reform legislation within the next three weeks, Information Week reports. J. Nicholas Hoover writes Issa and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) floated a draft version of the Federal Information Technology Reform Act in September 2012. FITARA intends to give agency …

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Profile: OFPP Admin Joe Jordan

Joe Jordan serves as administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, having been confirmed by the Senate in May to succeed Dan Gordon. According to the White House, Jordan is responsible for implementing acquisition policies covering more than $500 billion in annual federal contract spending. Prior to this position, …

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Full Senate Approves Joseph Jordan To Head OFPP

The full U.S. Senate approved the White House’s nomination of Joseph Jordan to serve as administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement policy, the Federal Times reports. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee previously approved Jordan’s nomination to replace Dan Gordon on May 17. Jordan currently serves as senior adviser on procurement issues …

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Senate Panel OKs Joseph Jordan To Head OFPP

In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously approved President Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, GovExec reports. Joseph Jordan, currently an adviser in the Office of Management and Budget, was nominated in February to succeed Dan Gordon, who took …

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