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July 25,2018


PMIAA Calls on FedPM CoP

OMB’s June 25 Memorandum M-18-19 implements the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act (PMIAA). This guidance calls on the FedPM CoP to serve on the government-wide Program Management Policy Council and to collaborate with FAI on a best-practices toolkit. Visit the FedPM CoP for more.

IT profile report

IT Agency Profile Reports Now Online

The Government-wide Category Management PMO team has recently introduced new IT Category Agency Profile Reports (APRs), now accessible via the Acquisition Gateway! This new spending and contracting management dashboard, developed based on Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) data, and provides technology and acquisition professionals with a detailed accounting of agency IT contracts and spending activity.


The Integrated Award Environment (IAE) Digest

Get the latest issue of The IAE Digest, chock full of the latest news from the third quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. Download Volume 5, Issue 3 of The IAE Digest. Highlights from this issue include: A Message from the Deputy Assistant Commissioner; IAE Transitions into; Industry Day Recap; System Updates; How to Download Assistance Listings Extracts.


SBA's First Wednesday Virtual Learning Series 2018 – All Small Mentor Protégé Program

Join SBA for the “First Wednesday Virtual Learning Series 2018" on the All Small Mentor Protégé Program.  Date: Wednesday, August 01, 2018; Time: 2:00 p.m. ET- 3:00 p.m. ET.  No Pre-Registration required. You may join the conference 10 minutes prior. Step 1: Dial into the conference. Dial-in: 1-877-369-5243 or 1-617-668-3633 Access Code: 0598722##. Step 2: Join the conference on your computer with this entry Link. Need an international dial-in number?

Category Management

Q2 2018 Category Management CAP Goal Update

Want to see how the government is performing against its Category Management Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) goal, which is part of the President’s Management Agenda? Check out the Q2 Category Management CAP Goal Action Plan Update, posted on  LEARN MORE.

FAI Free Training

Free Acquisition Training From FAI

FAI has great training opportunities available for the Federal acquisition workforce. Please check the list to see which courses have open seats. As always, FAI's training is free of charge. There is no tuition cost to students or their agencies.