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IRS dishes on IT procurement strategy

The deputy chief procurement officer at the IRS spoke about lessons learned during a pair of outreach events to the contracting community.

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Why tracking data centers is so hard

The OMB numbers on data center consolidation highlights a recurring problem for the government: the lack of consistent, accurate information around data center ownership.

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GSA, OPM get new chiefs

In a Friday evening release, the Trump administration announced candidates to lead the General Services Administration, the Office of Personnel Management, as well as a new deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.

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NIAC's timely warning on infrastructure attacks

A White House advisory group recently warned of a 9/11-style attack on American infrastructure. Here's how it could happen.

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DHS gets concrete on border wall prototypes

Tech will be an integral part of a proposed southern border wall, if the Customs and Border Protection prototypes are any indication.

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White House announces expected federal pay bump

The White House's alternative payment plan raises civilian pay by 1.9 percent and military pay by 2.1 percent, but critics complain it's not enough.

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USDA app adds real-time updates on food recalls

The USDA announced a series of updates and new features to its FoodKeeper mobile app.

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VA telehealth expansion needs boost from Congress

The White House and Veterans Affairs chief are pushing for expanded telehealth, but the department may need some legislative help to get there.

How the Air Force is tweaking procurement

A top military acquisition officer said the Air Force is changing its procurement process to meet the intent of Congress and adapt to 21st-century cybersecurity needs.

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GSA IG reviewing Trump hotel lease

The General Services Administration's watchdog is taking a look at the Trump Organization's lease of the federally owned building that is home to Trump's Washington hotel.

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Senate panel wants update on cyber EO

Reports on international cybersecurity cooperation were due from key agencies by June 23, under President Trump's May executive order, and some in the Senate would like a look at the documents.

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How carriers prove they are up to the EIS challenge

Telecom companies that won places on the $50 billion EIS contract must demonstrate their back-office capabilities for GSA.

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