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FBI CIO joins tech lobbying group

Information Technology Industry Council is renewing its focus on public sector with the addition of FBI CIO Gordon Bitko.

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One small policy change means a big difference for citizens

The CASES Act is a significant step in the right direction for enhancing the citizen experience. Legislators should use this as a guidepost to rework other outdated policies that were originally intended to protect citizens but are long overdue for a refresh.

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$341M telecom task order key to IRS modernization

The IRS plans to support modernization of customer-facing operations via its Enterprise Infrastructure Services buy.

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Navy awards $1.4 billion hardware contract

HPI Federal won the Navy's NGEN-R contract, the first piece of the newly divided IT contract for the Navy and Marines.

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NSA official: 'Dumb' software supply chain attacks still prevalent

Vulnerabilities in the software supply chain may represent a larger cybersecurity threat over the long haul than threats to physical hardware.

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GSA's schedule merger to show changes next summer

Federal contracting officers will see biggest change from GSA's work to merge multiple purchasing schedules into a single one as the third phase closes in mid-2020.

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COMET, EIS moving ahead at GSA

Federal Acquisition Service head Alan Thomas is retiring just as two major overhauls are showing results.

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NASA's big contract vehicle lowers fee

In the wake of a flush spending season, Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement cuts agency customers a better deal.

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DEOS cloud set for a do-over

After a protest, the General Services Administration and the Defense Information Systems Agency are planning to take another look at their $7.6 billion cloud award.

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Two more big agencies issue EIS task orders

The Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service both signed off on EIS contracts last month.

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5G emerges with some asterisks

Agencies and suppliers working to address emerging issues for the next-generation wireless technology.

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger addresses Marines and Sailors during a town hall visit at Marine Corps Base Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 22, 2019.  Photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall

USMC commandant nixes prospect of zero-based budget review

Gen. David Berger, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, said it's unlikely the service will adopt a programmatic review like the Army’s "night court" process.

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