Acquisition Reform in the 1990s: Lessons from a By-Gone Era for Today

August 18, 2020

-Written for and posted first on the IBM Center site-

Reflecting on acquisition reform in the 1990s as well as the work of the Section 800 panel, bring backs memories of a different era in government, and how those memories can inform current and future actions.
This guest post by Allan Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions and former Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the Office of Management and Budget, is part of a longer series on government reforms over the past 30 years and lessons for future leaders.

Attention to government procurement and acquisition has long been a focus of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congress.  As Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) OMB from 1988-1993, I often spoke about procurement issues and reforms before congressional committees.

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