30 MAR 2021
New offerings from the 4th Estate Leadership & Talent Management program will be made available on the first business day of each month, beginning Thursday, 1 April. To view training event opportunities on that date, log into DATMS and navigate to My Career | Apply for Events.
3 MAR 2021
New Position Category Descriptions for Functional Areas in the new Back-to-Basics talent management framework have been released. Please note that these will not go into effect until the Back-to-Basics initiative is formally launched.
17 FEB 2021
The Director, Defense Procurement & Contracting released a memo on 17 February entitled "Restructuring of the Certification Program for the Contracting Functional Area," which outlines the history, framework and next steps underpinning the recent Contracting functional area restructuring related to Back-to-Basics.
9 FEB 2021
The "Back-to-Basics" DoD Contracting Competency Model Narrative document has been added to the Workforce Development page of the DPC website.
4 FEB 2021
Ms. Stacy Cummings, Performing the Duties of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, issues "Back-to-Basics" memo approving initial phase functional area framework updates and planned next steps.
2 Feb 2021
The 4th Estate DACM's FY21 Leadership and Talent Management Portfolio was released today, offering a wide variety of opportunities for civilians to develop leadership, functional, and technical skills
4 May 2020
The COVID-19 Joint Acquisition Task Force serves as the single entry point to the DoD acquisition enterprise for interagency (FEMA, HHS) requests for assistance
30 Apr 2020
DAU Coronavirus Acquisition Guidance and Resources
10 Jun 2019
DATMS Release 2.5.2 Includes zip code and distance validation; 30-day travel reminders; and report updates. Complete Release Notes in DATMS (CAC-enabled)
24 Mar 2019
DATMS Release 2.5.1 Includes upload documentation, reservation, and pending/processed training application updates. Complete Release Notes in DATMS (CAC-enabled)
27 Jan 2019
DATMS Release 2.5 Event Management User Profile Updates - CAC Enabled