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DOT watchdog finds flaws in IT working capital spend

An oversight report criticizes the Transportation Department's administration of an IT working capital fund.

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Can the U.S. stop malware and buy it at the same time?

The U.S. government walks a fine line of prosecuting alleged hackers and buying malware and other software vulnerabilities.

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CYBERCOM to hold first-ever industry day

U.S. Cyber Command is looking to flex its new increased acquisition authority by sitting down with vendors in late October.

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What DOD's reorg means for tech and acquisition

The Section 901 report promises changes for DIUx, DARPA and the Pentagon's entire acquisition apparatus.

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SSA expands customer-service systems

The Social Security Administration is building out a new electronic records system, a major initiative of its long-term plan to modernize and improve customer service.

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VA expands telehealth access

At a White House event, VA Secretary David Shulkin announced the coming nationwide release of an app designed to connect veterans and doctors.

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Making modernization happen

Three key budget and policy steps from Congress and the Trump Administration would go a long way toward addressing this critical challenge.

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Why the FBI relo went off the rails

The government burned tens of millions of dollars on a stalled effort to move the FBI out of its downtown D.C. headquarters.

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DeVos scraps multibillion tech procurement

Facing a potential bipartisan revolt on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration scrapped its plans for a new student loan servicing platform.

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Post-award, the real work starts on EIS

Federal agencies and the 10 contract awardees still have work to do before taking advantage of GSA's next-generation telecommunications contract.

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GSA names 10 primes for $50B EIS contract

GSA awarded contracts for the vehicle that will be the foundation for next-generation telecom and network services for the next decade and a half at federal agencies.

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Federal acquisition shops shouldn't wait for direction

Three questions federal acquisition offices must answer after OMB Memo 17-22.

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

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