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OFFICE OF FEDERAL PROCUREMENT POLICY

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Background When the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) was first conceived, COFPAES and others endorsed and supported the creation of such a body to oversee the procurement policies of the federal government. Although COFPAES has not always agreed with OFPP or its decisions, it continues to believe that OFPP can play an important role […]

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Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Publishes Final Revisions to OMB Circular A-131, Value Engineering

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The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is publishing final revisions to OMB Circular A-131, Value Engineering, to update and reinforce policies associated with the consideration and use of value engineering (VE). VE is a well-established commercial practice for cutting waste and inefficiency that can help Federal […]