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Denise Turner Roth: FY 2017 Budget Proposal Addresses Federal Real Estate, Acquisition, Tech Needs

Denise Turner Roth, administrator at the General Services Administration, has said President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal would help the agency deliver real estate, procurement and information technology services across the government. She said in her testimony Monday before the House Appropriations Committee’s financial services and general government subcommittee the budget includes $10.2 billion to fund …

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Tom Sharpe: Federal Acquisition Service to Measure Common Acquisition Platform Hallway Performance

Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, has announced plans to evaluate the effectiveness of the 17 hallways FAS has rolled out in its Common Acquisition Platform, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Sharpe told the station FAS will collaborate with the Office of Management and Budget to …

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OFPP’s Anne Rung to Issue Guidance on Future Acquisition Rating System

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy will implement a new rating system for contracting officers, program managers and vendors that asks respondents to answer 15 questions and review the acquisition program, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes that OFPP Administrator Anne Rung plans to release guidance on the Acquisition 360 rating tool that will …

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Kevin Youel Page: GSA to Employ ‘Agile’ Methods in Govt-Wide Acquisition Management

The General Services Administration has partnered with other agencies to build a digital portal for category-specific procurements across the government, Federal Times reported Friday. Rutrell Yasin writes GSA’s common acquisition platform will work to help civilian and defense organizations access information on particular classes of product or service offerings. “We …

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Dan Tangherlini: Agile Practices, Shared Workspace Among Potential Gov’t Reforms

Dan Tangherlini, administrator of the General Services Administration, told his audience at the recent ACT-IAC 2014 Executive Leadership Conference his plans for reform in government business practices, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that Tangherlini wants to encourage federal workers to take risk adopting new practices such as agile software development and a common acquisition platform …

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