VAO's Fiscal Year-End ToolKit
The VAO offers many tools and resources right at your fingertips to help at fiscal year-end. Check out these resources and more in the Fiscal Year-End ToolKit:
- The Bona Fide Needs Rule in 2015 (Advisory)
- The Nuts and Bolts of Contracting under a Continuing Resolution (Webinar)
- Understanding and Managing Options (Webinar)
- Samples and Templates
- Acquisition Checklists
- Acquisition Questions and Answers
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In an interview with Federal Computer Week, Joanie Newhart, associate administrator for acquisition workforce programs in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), discusses the revised Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) program and other efforts to recruit, develop, and retain top acquisition talent. The latest …… » Read more
How have your peers voted in our most recent VAO daily news polls? Explore the results.
President Barack Obama on Friday sent to Congress an alternative pay plan that would provide an across-the-board pay increase of 1 percent for federal civilian employees in 2016. The President indicated he would make a decision on locality pay by November 30, but noted the alternative plan for locality payments “will be …… » Read more
Federal officials say lowering the cost of government is as much about raising efficiency as it is cutting budgets, reports FedScoop. Speaking during FedScoop's Lowering the Cost of Government with IT Summit, officials encouraged participants to focus on providing value to their stakeholders. “Everywhere I go in government, everyone …… » Read more
COMMUNITY EVENTS & AWARDS
What events should you be attending? Are there any award programs calling for nominations?
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials say they need congressional action to help them continue unifying the department, reports Federal News Radio. “We have 22 components—different traditions, different cultures—but overarching systems and processes could be put in place to create a more efficient, effective …… » Read more
ASI Templates current through FAC 2005-83
ASI templates are up-to-date for FAC 2005-83 changes effective August 3, 2015.