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GSA awards COMET

GSA has notified winners of its internal IT blanket purchase agreement.

tech budget

Trump signs stopgap funding bill to avoid Oct. 1 shutdown

Congress has about eight weeks to finalize a spending plan for fiscal year 2020 but disagreements over a border wall still loom large.

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Senate passes stopgap funding bill

With just one day left before a congressional recess, the Senate passed a continuing resolution to keep government open until Nov. 21.

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VA needs more time on scheduling software

As part of its electronic health records modernization plan, the Department of Veterans Affairs is adopting Cerner's scheduling system but it's going to take longer than they thought.

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House panel probes Trump hotel lease

With impeachment in the background, Democrats on a House subcommittee grilled the General Services Administration about its oversight of President Trump's lease on the Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C.

military AI

Pentagon teams with GSA on AI Center of Excellence

The Pentagon's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center has partnered with the General Services Administration to accelerate government's AI adoption.

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Rethinking acquisition with the end user in mind

How the U.S. Digital Service takes the temperature of acquisition culture as a prelude to reform.

wireless networks

Former DHS officials want to build 5G without Huawei

Nagging concerns about Huawei's cyber threat to emerging 5G infrastructure, prompts former DHS officials to advocate standardized, open-source-based development of wireless gear.

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Big IT acquisition reforms on hold as NDAA heads to conference

Some of the more significant acquisition reforms suggested by the congressionally mandated Section 809 Panel won't be up for a vote in the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

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GSA looks to refine software-defined networking in EIS

The General Services Administration is considering how to make software-defined network offerings more cohesive under its $50 billion telecommunications contract.

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Thrift Board plans anti-fraud effort

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board's Office of Financial Services is looking for vendors to help with fraud prevention.

voting security

Senate backs $250M in election security grants

With the threat of Russian interference in the 2020 elections looming, lawmakers added fund for states to shore up election infrastructure and improve voting system cybersecurity.

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