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FCW: Anne Rung, Mary Davie Talk IT Project Strategies Amid Tight Budgets

Government information technology leaders at a Monday conference in Williamsburg, Va. have outlined strategies they employed to support IT projects at agencies amid budget constraints, FCW reported Monday. Mark Rockwell writes the speakers highlighted efforts such as early engagement of financial executives, available governmentwide contracts and other tools and approaches to …

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Anne Rung, Tom Sharpe Outline Developments in Category Mgmt Implementation

Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Anne Rung and Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Tom Sharpe have outlined the seven steps that the administration has completed to implement category management across government. Rung and Sharpe wrote in a White House blog entry posted Wednesday that the category management approach to acquisition works to …

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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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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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Anne Rung Outlines Federal IT Spending Efficiency Efforts

The government working on new initiatives in shared services, innovation and vendor relationships as part of efforts to change federal information technology spending, FierceGovernmentIT reported Wednesday. Dibya Sarkar writes that Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, spoke of programs on spending transparency, information sharing and process streamlining at the Chief Information Officers …

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