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GSA, USAF launch partnership on IT to replace NetCents

A new blanket purchasing agreement aligns GSA and Air Force in a "strategic partnership" on IT hardware and products under blanket purchase agreement.

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IT diversity will serve OMB's Cloud Smart strategy

After seven years of federal cloud mandates, we've learned that one size does not fit all.

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Senators look to wean agencies off year-end spending sprees

Senate oversight chiefs tell agencies to cool their year-end "use it or lose it" spending.

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OASIS small business solicitation coming

With agencies looking to OASIS as a trusted source, small businesses are clamoring to get onto it, according to GSA officials.

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DISA cancels cloud migration RFI

The Defense Information Systems Agency withdrew a request for information on rapid cloud migration after just two days.

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Does the CFAA apply to voting machine hacks?

Recent Department of Justice statements cast doubt around whether the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act would apply to hacked voting machines.

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Key open gov deadline nears with no public action

Can stakeholders and activists take this White House at its word that it is sincerely interested in advancing open data and open government policy?

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Education taps NITAAC for major loan platform buy

The Department of Education will use the National Institutes of Health's governmentwide acquisition contract in a major procurement to modernize financial aid services.

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OMB looks to bots to take on 'low-value' work

The White House is planning to use automated bots to handle repetitive tasks in financial management and contacting.

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GSA mulls recompete of SAM.gov contract

The General Services Administration granted IBM a six-month $16 million extension on its contract to operate and modernize the SAM.gov system as the agency considers whether to put the business up for bidding.

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Are federal agencies doing enough with social media?

Despite federal agencies' increasing use of social media use, many employees believe their organizations could improve.

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GSA looks to streamline buying policies

Acquisition leaders are driving new policies to allow agencies to combine purchases and speed negotiations with vendors.

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