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DIA dives into analytics

The Defense Intelligence Agency hopes to start building Machine-Assisted Analytic Rapid-Repository System in fiscal 2020 to help re-engineer its data environment.

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DHS contracting not bound to 'best in class'

The procurement chief at the Department of Homeland Security said that the agency was more focused on serving its components than on shared services.

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Latest filings in JEDI lawsuit offer an inside look into the cloud program

Amazon Web Services and the Justice Department push back on Oracle's claims of conflict of interest in a pair of court filings this week.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elize McKelvey) A contractor supporting the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit uses a digital interoperability system aboard an MV-22B Osprey during Certification Exercise (CERTEX) off the coast of San Diego, April 19, 2015.

Marines look to hit key JRSS milestone by year's end

The Marines Corps expects to complete the first implementation of the Joint Regional Security Stacks in Quantico, Va.. by the end of 2019.

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Senate panel passes law to prevent shutdowns as spending crisis looms

While Democrats and the White House fight over spending caps, some lawmakers are looking for ways to make a shutdown more painful for leaders in the executive branch and on Capitol Hill.

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TSA looks to automate and upgrade security tech

Transportation Security Administration officials want to make good on old priorities to improve technology at airport security checkpoints.

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COMET hits the street

The General Services Administration issued its solicitation for the contract that will support Federal Acquisition Service IT.

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DHS pushes on centralizing access to biometric data

DHS is looking for contractors to help develop, integrate and implement capabilities for a host of software systems, that collect biometric and share biometric data.

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Government needs to get serious about IT modernization

Despite bountiful evidence of wasteful IT spending, Congress has yet to get serious about retiring the nation's antiquated IT.

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Defense budget fight coming, Ernst says

The defense top-line budget will be a point of contention between the Republican-led Senate and Democrat-led House as they resolve their differences with the 2020 defense authorization bill, a leading lawmaker said on Tuesday.

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Defense bill calls for DOD to fast-track certain software buys

A provision in the defense bill moving through the House of Representatives calls for the Pentagon to authorize a new fast track for software acquisition, with an eye to upgrading vulnerable weapons systems.

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DISA, DIU take hits in House defense bill

Lawmakers are taking note of seemingly unjustified defense growth in crafting of the 2020 defense authorization bill.

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