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Bid to revive Capitol Hill tech office fails

On a mostly party-line vote, the House rejected an effort bring back the Office of Technology Assessment.

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SEWP tool helps federal IT supply chain

SEWP's authorized reseller identification tool is helping the contract vehicle's federal customers weed out unauthorized IT gear and services.

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Verizon hits EIS milestone

The telecom is the first of 10 prime contractors on the government's $50 billion communications contract to report success on back office requirements.

Lawmakers seek standardized national encryption policy

A push on Capitol Hill looks to preempt a possible patchwork of data encryption policies varying from state to state.

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In House bill, Pentagon cloud funding comes with strings attached

The House defense appropriations bill includes new reporting requirements on the JEDI project and the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions cloud efforts.

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Trump team looks to refine workforce messaging

As the Trump administration continues its push to reform the federal workforce, its top management and personnel officials want to change how their message is being received.

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USAF edges toward an agile future

Air Force IT acquisition lead Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel said that agile didn't make the program objectives memo for 2020 but an embrace of agile development remains a goal.

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Making CDM work

The top engineer of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program said that success is more dependent on people and processes than technology.

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OPM seeks governmentwide solution for digital employee records

The Office of Personnel Management is seeking a digital record system that would make it easier for federal employees to move across agencies and in and out of government.

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Getting smart about intelligent automation

Agencies are looking to transform everything from contract writing to identity management. The trick could be getting governance to catch up to the tech.

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Senate Dems push to restore White House cyber chief

Nineteen Democratic senators urged National Security Advisor John Bolton to reconsider his decision to eliminate the national cybersecurity coordinator post.

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Oracle wins bid to block TRANSCOM cloud award

The Government Accountability Office recommended that the Pentagon terminate its $950 million award to Amazon cloud reseller REAN made under an "other transaction authority."

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