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AWS earnings and FAA drones

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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House passes second cyber measure

Information sharing bills from the Homeland Security and Intelligence committees have won House passage this week.

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Trouble tracking DHS acquisition

GAO says a lack of baseline information makes it difficult to tell if Homeland Security purchasing is meeting schedule and cost goals.

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Officials see procurement reform success dawning

OITS's Mark Day and OFPP's Anne Rung say the culture is changing, and that's crucial to long-term success.

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Backseat drivers plague procurement

Acquisition officers get too much advice from people who can't move the process forward, says Army Assistant Secretary Heidi Shyu.

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SEWP switchover, more GSA hallways and a Commerce industry day

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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What program management really means

The failure of massive federal IT projects can usually be traced to poor management. The solution is as multilayered as the projects themselves.

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GSA's proposed pricing data rule questioned

Industry representatives voice concerns about compliance costs and protection of pricing information.

Christopher Steel, Chief Solutions Architect for Software AG Government Solutions.

Test your IT portfolio IQ

By answering the questions in five core areas, IT leaders can see whether they are on the right path with their IT portfolio management practices

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NS2020 sparks deluge of questions

GSA's telecom contract draft RFP is drawing plenty of attention from industry and agencies.

Eric Rosenbach, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security.

Pentagon to release cyber strategy next week

Newly minted Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's prioritization of cybersecurity will cross a threshold when the Pentagon releases a multi-year cyber strategy.

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IT overlaps high on GAO's duplication list

Better management of software licenses, data centers and IT portfolios could save billions, says the annual GAO report on government efficiency.