Management


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Strategic sourcing’s subtle effects on small business

The emphasis on pricing can work to squeeze small firms out of the running for contracts, says a senior Hill staffer.

Darlene Costello

DOD stresses testing, evaluation improvements

Officials tout Better Buying Power 2.0 as a catalyst for defense acquisition reform.

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GAO: What Congress' watchdogs are thinking

Meet the leaders behind all those audits.

Gene Dodaro

GAO: Q&A with Gene Dodaro

Richard Cohen recently sat down with Gene Dodaro to discuss his experiences in working with the GAO.

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The power of priorities, postponing DCGS-A and opening data in D.C.

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Robert McDonald

Nominee promises digital answers to VA problems

The Obama administration’s attempt to turn the page at the Veterans Affairs Department moved to Congress with the confirmation hearing of Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald.

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Former Navy secretary calls for minimalist approach to IT security

Richard Danzig argues that the U.S. government should "forsake some efficiencies" in the pursuit of security.

Steve Goodrich

3 ways to get more out of the Data Act

An expert in government management and transformation argues more is required of Congress and agencies alike.

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SEC plans a makeover for EDGAR

The Securities and Exchange Commission intends to award a contract to overhaul its online public company filing system by the end of September.

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The dirty truth about missing emails

While many agencies have been developing and adopting strategies to manage their records electronically, the IRS scandal has revealed a gaping chasm between policy and implementation.

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HealthCare.gov IT contract opens for bidders

A few bells and whistles are planned for the next iteration of HealthCare.gov.

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Squeezing Defense IT, dinging FDIC and arguing for better access to space

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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