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Shifting priorities create a sticky competitive landscape
The government's buying habits and a greater emphasis on small-business contracts take market share from midsize companies.



THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: Have many feds gone AWOL?

Acquisition News


Permit resolution won’t restart SBInet work


Management News


ODNI defends contractor use


Policy News


Top 5 e-gov sites revealed

  • Read the Brookings Institution's recent reports about the best and worst e-government Web sites here and here.


Technology News


Army seeks information assurance ideas


FCW FORUM


Editorial: A cure for set-aside ills
Gourley: The key to IT compliance
Kelman: Some good workforce news

MANAGEMENT


5 ways to juice performance
Individual and agency performance alike will remain top concerns in the next administration.


ACQUISITION


5 pieces to the pricing puzzle
A panel of procurement experts has five key questions about the role of competition in GSA pricing.

POLICY

5 priorities still worth pursuing
The original elements of the PMA will remain priorities in the future, observers say.


TECHNOLOGY


5 tech tools with lasting appeal
An election year and a stagnant economy aren't slowing government's appetite for new tech.

POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING
Government 2.0: An insider's perspective
The mind-set list: Class of 2012
Tough questions about telework
Part terrier, part blogger

The Fed 100

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Featured

  • Shutterstock image (by wk1003mike): cloud system fracture.

    Does the IRS have a cloud strategy?

    Congress and watchdog agencies have dinged the IRS for lacking an enterprise cloud strategy seven years after it became the official policy of the U.S. government.

  • Shutterstock image: illuminated connections between devices.

    Who won what in EIS

    The General Services Administration posted detailed data on how the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract might be divvied up.

  • Wikimedia Image: U.S. Cyber Command logo.

    Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

    The White House announced a long-planned move to elevate Cyber Command to the status of a full combatant command.

  • Photo credit: John Roman Images / Shutterstock.com

    Verizon plans FirstNet rival

    Verizon says it will carve a dedicated network out of its extensive national 4G LTE network for first responders, in competition with FirstNet.

  • AI concept art

    Can AI tools replace feds?

    The Heritage Foundation is recommending that hundreds of thousands of federal jobs be replaced by automation as part of a larger government reorganization strategy.

  • DOD Common Access Cards

    DOD pushes toward CAC replacement

    Defense officials hope the Common Access Card's days are numbered as they continue to test new identity management solutions.

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