OMB procurement guidance now available


UPDATE: OMB says the definition of inherently governmental functions is still being worked on. Expect to hear something by the end of the year.

The Office of Management and Budget just released two long-awaited procurement reform memos. The first is about increasing competition while reducing risk in contracting. The second is about strategic planning for the civilian agency acquisition workforce.

So far no word on a A third piece of expected guidance meant to clarify the definition of inherently governmental functions was not released today as expected [see update above]. That memo will help agencies carry out earlier guidance to insource certain contractor-performed work.

A full story on the new guidance will be posted on later today.


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