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FBI adds feature to threat notice system

The FBI has added a new notification capability to its incident reporting platform to spread tips on potential mass casualty suspects.

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Vendors roll with GSA changes

Vendors say they are OK with some of GSA's moves to acquisition interfaces and contract consolidation.

DOD cloud

Oracle pushes ahead with JEDI appeal

After Microsoft's win in the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud contract, Oracle is still looking for a court to force the contract to be rebid.

Data analytics

Implementing evidence-based policymaking

Agencies and the White House are getting into the weeds of how to put the OPEN Government Data Act into effect.

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GSA names 75 vendors to $5.5 billion hardware contract

The governmentwide Second Generation Information Technology is designed to help federal agencies buy hardware and reduce administrative costs and overhead.

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Coast Guard plans drone intercept program

The U.S. Coast Guard is developing a counter-drone capability to protect both its own locations and to guard protected assets under special circumstances as provided for under a recent law.

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GAO imagines the future of oversight

In a new Innovation Lab, a vision of audit tech with big data and expanded reach begins to take shape.

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Rip and repay?

The federal government is pushing U.S. telecoms to take out gear from Huawei and other Chinese companies that may threaten their networks, but who is going to pay for the work?

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Agencies lag on IT workforce planning, GAO says

The congressional watchdog warned that agencies are putting billions in spending at risk by not taking steps to raise skills and competencies in the IT workforce.

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An insider's guide to avoiding procurement fraud

Outright criminal procurement fraud is thankfully rare, but compliance issues in federal contracting often have legal ramifications. Good communication can help, according to a new book.


DOD data strategy nearing release

Navy chief data officer says the final draft should be out in November, with service-specific implementation plans to follow.

 		U.S. Department of Defense Acting Chief Management Officer Lisa Hershman delivers remarks at the inaugural DOD Gears of Government Awards, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., May 1, 2019. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Blackburn presses DOD management chief on Fourth Estate cuts

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) pressed DOD's acting chief management officer for answers on why the Pentagon can't find more cuts in Fourth Estate agencies.

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