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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Subject: Elements of Federal Acquisition Innovation
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy, which sits in the Office of Management and Budget, oversees a federal contracting system that spends more than $560 billion a year. In recent years, there have been many initiatives to modernize the federal acquisition system. For example, the statutorily-required Section 809 Panel issued recommendations for speeding up Defense acquisitions. The President’s Management Agenda promotes the expansion of Category Management as a way to leverage the government’s purchasing power. And there have been concerted efforts to upskill the federal acquisition workforce. There are also
The governmentwide head of federal acquisition policy, Dr. Michael Wooten, the Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, will share his vision of what needs to be done and what the Administration’s current priorities are to modernizing federal acquisition policies in ways that they become “frictionless” for federal managers and contractors.
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