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OMB, GSA to oversee TBM buys

A new review board will to supervise agency procurement of TBM tools and services and make recommendations about acquisition and deployment strategies.

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OTAs primed for growth

The Pentagon and DHS are leading the way in using other transaction authority to leverage emerging technologies.

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Senators look to codify CDM

Two senior lawmakers are teaming up on a bipartisan effort to codify the Continuous Diagnostics Mitigation program run by DHS.

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The Federal Data Strategy demands the right infrastructure

The policies are now properly aligned, but successful execution will require structural changes.

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Senate passes 2-year budget deal

Lawmakers still have to pass appropriations bills or a continuing resolution to avoid a shutdown Oct. 1, but the budget resolution sets the guidelines for a spending plan.

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GSA preps 5G plan

The General Services Administration will issue a white paper on how it will move ahead with 5G wireless services.

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IT procurement fraud ring targets federal agencies

An international group of criminals is using DHS and other federal agencies' solicitations to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars of IT gear, according to a watchdog report.

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DOD responds to JEDI ruling

The Defense Department speaks out on the federal court ruling for its JEDI cloud buy and stands by its fixed-price, single-award strategy.

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AT&T posts $1 billion DOJ telecom win

The Justice Department intends to leverage the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract to drive modernization.

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Budget agreement means a busier September

The coming budget deal could forestall a shutdown, but it also won’t put agencies’ IT efforts any further ahead, according to some experts.

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Republicans urge Trump not to interfere with JEDI cloud buy

Top defense committee Republicans sent a letter to President Donald Trump, warning that delays to the $10 billion JEDI cloud acquisition would endanger national security.

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Agencies seek betters ways to track past performance

Federal officials want new methods to get feedback on their vendors into the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System.

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