OFPP toughens training for contract oversight

OFPP Administrator Dan Gordon is pushing training standards as part of his focus on acquisition workforce and President Barack Obama's procurement memo from 2009.

IG finds faults in acquisition workforce info system

The acquisition workforce information system is riddled with faults, forcing GSA and other agencies to take different approaches to understanding the makeup of their employees, a report states.

Federal acquisition training: Change is afoot

Federal Acquisition Institute Director Donna Jenkins discusses her vision of a governmentwide team that provides top-notch acquisition workforce training.

White House pushes industry to hire vets

The White House urges industry to hire veterans as their unemployment numbers reach into the millions.

Federal workspace won't look the same in the future

The federal workspace of the future is going to look very different because of technology, according to the administrator of the General Services Administration.

Acquisition: Testing the limits of classroom training

The federal government is investing in acquisition training, but the returns are up for debate, FCW readers say.

Agencies could pay for skimping on training

Employers and employees get burned when training dollars are scarce, FCW readers say.

NASA teacher workshop begins

NASA has chosen 48 teachers to participate in this summer's Simulation-Based Aerospace Engineering Teacher Professional Development Program.

OPM aims for clear writing

The Office of Personnel Management has released its first plan to use writing that is clear and to the point and takes less time for readers to comprehend.

Learning on the job: How to make the most of mentoring

Former and current government officials share their tips for establishing a solid mentoring relationship.

Which agency's wiki won an innovation award?

The Training Officers Consortium has picked an agency wiki for an innovation award, based on its criteria of using non-traditional methods and tools to achieve performance goals.

Telework awards honor agencies with top-rated programs

Annual Tele-Vision awards honor federal agencies with pioneering telework agendas.

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