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DHS names first task order 2 award under CDM

The first award went to Knowledge Consulting Group, which will implement tools and services from three vendors.

GAO examines air traffic control and Medicaid, NASA named a top 50 brand

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Departing DISA director plans for smooth transition

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, who earned a reputation as a cost-cutter, says leveraging more efficient IT has been key.

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Draft RFP for NS2020 debuts

General Services Administration makes self-imposed deadline for the successor to Networx -- albeit barely.

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Software-defined networking key to Lockheed's DISA deal

It has been more than two years since Lockheed Martin nabbed a $4.6 billion contract to manage DOD's global data network.

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IRS email probe awaits new software

IG finds "potential criminal activity," but the investigation is on hold pending settlement of a dispute with a vendor over software licensing rights.

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Consolidation, culture and one very big contract

David Bowen, the Defense Health Agency's director of health IT, has a seriously complex to-do list.

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Preparations for shutdown proceed apace

While Congress debates the next step in DHS funding, the department is preparing for the worst.

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Trinity returns, DCS debuts, senators back IGs and DOD metrics

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DOD may need congressional help on data centers

Acting Defense Department CIO Halvorsen told a House Armed Services subcommittee that consolidating DOD data centers could require legislation.

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Congress not getting the whole IT picture from IRS

GAO said implementation of its recommendations is "critical" to Congress getting good information from the IRS.

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How (and why) the CIA plans to expand cyber capabilities

The spy agency wants to better integrate cybersecurity into its traditional human intelligence operations.

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