Anne Rung

Friday, April 29th, 2016 - 12:10
Anne Rung serves as Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the Office of Management and Budget. She was confirmed on September 11, 2014. Rung is responsible for implementing acquisition policies covering more than $450 billion in annual federal contract spending.

Reforming the Contracting System: Defense

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 - 17:40
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 17:36
The buying systems in many federal agencies are widely seen as broken. The IBM Center sponsored a series of forums and reported modest, but actionable, recommendations last year.

Open Gov Plans Countdown

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 - 14:40
Next week, agency Open Government Plans are due to the Office of Management and Budget.

Obama Procurement Agenda

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 - 0:12
In its first year, the Obama contracting and procurement reform agenda has been heavy on executive orders and memos to “rein in” contractors.  These were largely in response to campaign commitments and led to a flurry of activity in agencies.

Acquisition 2.0

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 - 20:36
OMB yesterday released its latest guidance on federal acquisition.  This new guidance, Increasing Competition and Structuring Contracts for the Best Results, provides guidelines for agencies to move to more competitive and lower risk types of contracts, along with semi-annual reports on progress.