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Joanie Newhart: OFPP Moves to Coordinate Civilian, Defense Acquisition Certification Programs

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy has revamped the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting in an effort to align the program with the Pentagon’s certification services for defense acquisition personnel, FCW reported Thursday. “The FAC-C refresh, which is broader than just information technology-specific procurement training, strengthens the development and professionalization …

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GSA Seeks New Chief of Staff at Office of Citizen Services

The General Services Administration has launched its search for a new chief of staff. The chosen candidate will become part of a top management team under GSA’s office of citizen services, innovative technologies and 18F, GSA said in a USAJobs notice posted Thursday. Applicants have until Thursday to submit their …

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UK Eyes New Digital Platform for Gov’t Licensing Programs

A British digital service agency has said it is examining the feasibility of using “government as a platform” to help businesses and individuals acquire permits or licenses. The agency polled some people who aim to obtain government permission to do certain activities and found that applicants encounter challenges during the …

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Kara DeFrias: 18F, Treasury Collaborate on $10 Bill Redesign

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization will work with the Treasury Department to redesign and roll out a new $10 bill. Kara DeFrias, deputy director of 18F Consulting, wrote in a blog post published Friday that the organization is collaborating with the Treasury team to feature a woman on the bill, …

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Denise Turner Roth Notes Digital Service, Procurement, Workplace Transformation as GSA Priorities

Denise Turner Roth, acting administrator at the General Services Administration since mid-February, highlighted the agency’s programs to transform federal services, acquisition and work environments in a blog post published Monday. Roth said the agency piloted an acquisition gateway to reorganize products and service offerings by category and to encourage interaction between …

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Steven VanRoekel Seeks Budget for Tech Team

Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel has requested government funds for a Digital Service project geared toward improving information technology delivery, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the service will involve hiring outside professionals to form a technical team tasked to work on complex IT projects, with possible tie-ups with …

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