Policy


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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Local government key to 5G for feds

As advanced 5G wireless services spread out from large metro areas in the coming years, telecom carriers advise federal agencies with far-flung locations to work with local governments to get connected.

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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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DOD sets 5G test sites

The Defense Department named five bases around the country to test emerging high speed 5G network applications.

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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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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.

virtualization

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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DOD to get interim agile software rules

A new adaptive acquisition framework being rolled out by the Defense Department will boost software development.

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Cloud, TBM reshaping federal IT

According to a trade group forecast, the move to cloud is leading agencies away from shared services.

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