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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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House narrowly passes $733 billion NDAA, setting up for Senate fight

House Democrats rallied to pass the 2020 defense authorization bill without any Republican support, building contention over topline spending and other high-profile issues.

DOD cloud

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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6 steps for federal cloud migration success

Meeting the expectations of end users and agency leaders means ensuring applications perform at the same levels or better once they are operating in the cloud.

DHS gets serious about a new financial system

The Department of Homeland Security is trying to unify its highly federated structure by switching to enterprise financial management

tech budget

OMB pushes evidence, CDOs and TBM in budget planning

In their annual budget planning document, the Office of Management and Budget issued early requirements for Evidence-Based Policymaking and told tech managers to adopt TBM.

big data analysis

White House hears from public on data strategy

More than 50 experts gathered at the Commerce Department to discuss the path forward to implement the recently released White House data strategy.

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New law brings big change to IRS in IT, cyber

A new law will implement a raft of technology and cybersecurity reforms at the IRS while also restoring hiring authorities that officials say are key to attracting qualified IT talent.

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GSA releases e-commerce solictiation

The e-commerce effort dubbed "Amazon for government" is getting closer to becoming reality with a draft solicitation released by the General Services Administration.

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JEDI and C2E: Is it worth comparing the DOD and ODNI cloud plans?

The intelligence community's top IT official said that DOD is "where we were five years ago" when the CIA opted to pursue a single vendor, single cloud solution.

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Three states responsible for half of all paperless e-voting machines in 2018, survey finds

Policymakers and experts know that paperless DRE voting machines are confined to a small number of states, but new survey results demonstrate just how concentrated the problem is.

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