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OASIS looks to move beyond Air Force orders

The USAF is still the biggest user of the contracting vehicle, but officials predict that will change in the next year or two.

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FITARA guidance, broadband pitches, a GSA hackathon and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GSA widens telecom collaboration efforts

The first of three sessions on the NS2020 strategy provided a glimpse of industry concerns about the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract.

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Overcoming fear of the inspector general

Kymm McCabe warns that overly aggressive oversight is costing a fortune and killing off needed communication.

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Hurd: Cyber bills are in good shape

The chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform IT Subcommittee says some basic questions still need to be answered on information sharing.

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Weighing in on drone privacy rules

Commenters run the gamut from think tanks to hobbyists to citizens with privacy concerns.

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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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