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More SEWP V vendors, DOD cloud pilots, NSF data projects and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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CMS releases trove of data on payments to doctors and hospitals

The first batch of data covers $3.5 billion in payments from firms to health professionals between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31, 2013, but CMS and the AMA warned about drawing any definitive conclusions from it.

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NASA names SEWP V winners

The government-wide IT contract's final awards were put off a month as NASA waded through 233 proposals.

Social Security data, smartphone encryption and DHS HQ

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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TechAmerica questions GSA telecom effort

The tech industry group said GSA's announced plans for NS2020 are "out of synch" with its stated intention of overhauling telecom contracting.

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33 firms hired to work on HealthCare.gov

CGI Federal got most of the bad press, but there were a lot of chefs stirring the HealthCare.gov pot.

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5 lessons learned from HealthCare.gov

Many of the lessons in the U.S. Digital Service's new Playbook are drawn directly from the troubled launch of HealthCare.gov.

Diana Gowen: The big telecom pivot

CenturyLink's longtime public-sector leader discusses the changing market and what to expect with NS2020.

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Chunk of $450 million aimed at job training goes to cyber

Twenty-five of the 71 grant recipients announced Sept. 29 will focus their programs on cybersecurity and IT.

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IG slams VA official, Palantir wins ICE contract and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Why large government IT projects fail

We need to end the 'conspiracy of hope' and embrace agile development as the best way to avoid fiascos on the scale of HealthCare.gov, writes Asynchrony's David Elfanbaum.

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Treasury, OMB chart path to Data Act implementation

While OMB is leading the development of data definition standards, Treasury is concentrating on data exchange standards.