OFPP to issue acquisition lab guidance
Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Anne Rung wants all federal agencies to have places where their contracting personnel can experiment with new acquisition ideas and fail without fear.
By the end of summer, she said, OFPP is set to issue guidance for all federal agencies to implement their own version of the Department of Health and Human Services Buyers Club procurement initiative.
Buyers Club gives HHS the space to try more agile procurement techniques, such as concept papers and statements of objectives, instead of traditional contracts and statements of work, allowing faster and hopefully better outcomes, Rung said in remarks at the Professional Services Councils ACQTECH conference in Fairfax, Va.
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