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Health IT, one-stop convenience pitched as NITAAC advantages

Sorting out the alphabet soup of federal acquisition options means focusing on what your agency values most.

Danielle Brian of Project on Government Oversight (POGO)

'More lapdog than watchdog'

A glut of acting inspectors general is a threat to effective agency oversight, watchdog groups told senators in a hearing that focused on speeding up the confirmation process.

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Insider threats, dashboard light, drone traffic control and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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HHS Buyers Club tees up second RFP

The HHS acquisition innovator is looking for a vendor to handle a web overhaul for the Office of Population Affairs.

Mary Davie, GSA

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.

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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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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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Trade automation review, online SBA loans and a CIS retirement

News and notes from around the federal IT community.