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GSA looks to help startups navigate big contracts

The General Services Administration offers vendors a roadmap to getting on Multiple Award Schedules.

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Navy looks to break ground with collaborative IT contracts

By getting ongoing industry input on contracts from industry, the Navy is expecting to save time. Will it work?

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New travel order tasks countries with data sharing

As the president rolls out new restrictions for international travelers coming to the U.S., Customs and Border Protection is getting closer to biometric visa entry/exit solution.

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What keeps govtech leaders up at night?

A joint survey by Grant Thornton and PSC found that IT stakeholders in government fear their own employees and outdated systems the most when it comes to cybersecurity.

Will Hurd

After MGT, Hurd presses cyber national guard bill

Author of MGT Act says lack of permanent CIOs in government may limit effectiveness of IT modernization, sets sights on bolstering cyber workforce.

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)

House Oversight leaders want answers on White House email

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wants answers on the reported use of private email accounts to conduct official business by White House advisor and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner.

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Audit finds network vulnerabilities at NRC

While rating the IT security as "generally effective," an audit of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Region IV office found several lapses that could leave sensitive data exposed.

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A how-to software guide for federal managers

A guide from 18F aimed at federal managers without a software engineering background prioritizes continuous, incremental improvement and user-centered design.

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The security aspects of modernization

A White House plan and a recent survey of federal IT leaders highlight the need for collaboration when it comes to creating a secure, modern IT environment.

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LOC launches digital labs

The Library of Congress wants innovators to find new ways to explore and utilize the institution's vast digital collections.

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USAF awards $1B cloud deal

Dell EMC, Microsoft and General Dynamics are the winners in what's being called the largest-ever federal cloud award.

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

SEC owns up to 2016 breach

A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Nominate Today!

Nominations for the 2018 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted, and are due by Dec. 23. 

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