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CMS to expand access to data program

Program data had been reserved for use by researchers, academics and journalists. Now developers can get their hands on it.

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GSA sees common cause with SEWP, NITAAC

There is inherent tension among the various IT sources for federal buyers, but GSA's Mary Davie says there is plenty of business to go around.

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To meet new threats, IRS might need an old tool

In the wake of a massive breach, the IRS says it can stay one step ahead with more money -- and a special hiring authority.

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GSA agile RFP expected this week

The goal of the proposed blanket purchase agreement would be to decrease software acquisition cycles to less than four weeks.

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Modified BPA for CDM coming within 30 days

The crucial next phase of the $6 billion acquisition vehicle will focus on identity management.

Will Hurd

Encryption warning, email assurance, a health IT SIN and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Ash Carter on Facebook, supercomputing at LLNL and GPS alternatives

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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USAJobs makeover is OPM's summer job this year

OPM plans to address problems with the federal job portal with an agile, continuous delivery approach this summer.

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Are agencies really ready for the Internet of Things?

From storage to security, the risks are significant — but ignoring the IoT is not an option.

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Rethinking acquisition: Addressing the tectonic shift in telecom services

The General Services Administration is working hard to adapt to changing communications needs. Just don't call it a contract.

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The urgency behind DOD's acquisition reform efforts

Better Buying Power 3.0 has a geostrategic urgency and emphasis on cybersecurity that was missing from earlier iterations.

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Marines hope IT can keep pace with personnel

The Corps has recently deployed personnel to crises springing up around the world, but is still working on how best to equip those officers with the information they own at garrison.

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