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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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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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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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DOD looks to do more with acquisition data

DOD plans to release a data access and dissemination guide for acquisition by the end of 2019.

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Connolly pushing for new FedRAMP bill

The House oversight operations subcommittee chairman's legislation would provide more clarity to the federal approval process for cloud services.

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Panel Dems say spectrum process is 'broken'

A squabble over protecting incumbent federal users in the recently auctioned 24 GHz spectrum points to breakdown in collaborative process, Democrats on the House spectrum panel say.

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DISA pilots zero-trust networking

The Defense Information Systems Agency is testing out zero-trust networking on DOD's classified network.

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Will defense contractors be ready for CMMC?

Contractors will be facing big changes and tight timelines when DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification goes live next year.

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FAR tweaked in time for fall buying

A small change in the Federal Acquisition Regulation’s language that makes GWAC purchases a little smoother could help out as fall buying season nears.

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DOD prevails in JEDI case; award can proceed

A federal judge rejected complaints by Oracle that conflict of interest and unfair requirements warranted a rebid of the $10 billion, 10-year Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.

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