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Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 - 11:56
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:44
John Kamensky

Weekly Roundup: January 16, 2015

Friday, January 16th, 2015 - 13:14
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:48
Michael J. Keegan CMS head Tavenner announces resignation. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator Marilyn Tavenner has announced she will be leaving the agency in February.

New Research Report Recipients

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - 15:13
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 14:09
The Center for The Business of Government continues to support reports by leading thinkers on key issues affecting government today. We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's long-term research agenda, see businessofgovernment.org/content/research-stipends.

Weekly Roundup: January 9, 2015

Friday, January 9th, 2015 - 12:49
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 10:15
John Kamensky Slow Going in Hiring Process Improvements.  According to Eric Katz, Government Executive, a survey shows that less than half of hiring managers are actively involved in the process: “While the administration has emphasized getting managers more directly involved in the hiring process, the latest quarterly reports show agencies are still falling well short of their targets.”

Thomas Sharpe

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 - 21:20
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What are the strategic priorities for the GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service? What is category management and how does it benefit federal acquisition? How is FAS fully leveraging the government’s buying power and saving taxpayer dollars? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more with Thomas Sharpe, Commissioner, GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS).
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What are the strategic priorities for the GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service? What is category management and how does it benefit federal acquisition? How is FAS fully leveraging the government’s buying power and saving taxpayer dollars? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more with Thomas Sharpe, Commissioner, GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS).

Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014 - 16:07
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 14:38
John Kamensky  

Weekly Round-up: November 7, 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014 - 14:23
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 13:05
John Kamensky

Weekly Round-up: September 26, 2014

Friday, September 26th, 2014 - 14:29
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 13:57
John Kamensky Much, Much Better Buying Power.  According to Jared Surbu, Federal News Radio, “The Defense Department unveiled the latest version of its Better Buying Power initiative Friday [September 19], shifting the acquisition improvement spotlight this time onto the need to drive more advanced technologies into the products DoD buys.”

Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014

Friday, September 19th, 2014 - 10:12
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 09:54
John Kamensky 

Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12th, 2014 - 10:50
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:58
 John Kamensky OMB Updates Performance.gov.  OMB posted third quarter performance progress updates for cross-agency and agency-specific priority goals on performance.gov.  In an accompanying blog post, OMB director Shawn Donovan highlights some specific accomplishments.