IRS, Army using automation to cut hours out of the acquisition process

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Summary: The Office of Federal Procurement Policy's has a goal of removing friction from federal acquisition. It's more than just a catch phrase. Agencies including the IRS, the Army and the General Services Administration are turning to robotic process automation to reduce to minutes, manual processes that usually take hours. In his weekly feature, the Reporter's Notebook, executive editor Jason Miller covers how these pilots are putting some concrete examples behind OFPP's frictionless acquisition governmentwide goal.