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VA rips FedBid, questions value of reverse auctions

Department's IG highlights questions about reverse auctions in the wake of a critical report on VA procurement officer Susan Taylor.

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Leidos team touts interoperability in military EHR bid

Leidos, Accenture and electronic health records provider Cerner are teaming up to go after the $11 billion Defense Department EHR contract. Here's why they think they can close the deal.

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5 agency IT predictions for 2015

Red Hat's Gunnar Hellekson shares his forecast for the coming year.

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Agencies' declining use of performance data

The government's use of performance information is down from 2007, despite GAO's attempts to promote its long-term operational benefits.

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It's too soon to abandon CIOs

Alan Balutis argues we should let CIOs perform as the Clinger-Cohen Act intended before reinventing the role yet again.

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Risky business

SBA's innovation office invests in solutions to problems that don't yet exist – like the 2007 seed funding for research into an effective Ebola treatment.

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FEMA logistics management system falls short

An IG report says the system does not communicate well with those of FEMA partners, making it difficult to track supplies for disaster relief.

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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.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!