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Is Trump clearing the (policy) decks for cyberwar?

Reports that the Trump administration has rescinded an Obama-era directive guiding the use of offensive cyber operations has cybersecurity experts pondering what, if anything, has replaced it.

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Cloud migration made easy

As OMB readies its Cloud Smart strategy, a key government executive shares four keys to successful cloud migrations.

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Zielinski to take over as GSA's top IT buyer

With Kay Ely's coming departure, longtime federal IT presence Bill Zielinski is taking over as assistant commissioner of the IT category at the Federal Acquisition Service.

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Budget uncertainty is routine. What makes 2018 different?

Continuing resolutions and funding uncertainty have been the "new normal" for years, but experts at the Professional Services Council say that this year presents new challenges.

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DISA seeks metrics for cloud SLAs

An interagency working group is putting together a catalog of service level agreement metrics that all federal agencies could use for commercial cloud contracts.

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Longtime acquisition exec Kay Ely to retire

Ely plans to work on efforts to merge Office of Personnel Management back-office operations into the General Services Administration and then retire from federal service.

A closer look at DOD’s cloudy JEDI contract

A government-reform watchdog warns that the Pentagon's massive cloud procurement is on the wrong path.

NASA opens Space Apps Challenge

DOD releases 4-part plan for Space Force

Vice President Mike Pence announced the Defense Department’s plan to create the military’s sixth branch.

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Are agencies really ready for EIS?

The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult.

DIUx is now just DIU

DIUx gets rebranded

The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is no longer experimental, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced.

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Agencies want standard survey for acquisition feedback

Three agencies have begun the process of creating a universal feedback form for the Acquisition 360 effort that would allow public reviews of federal acquisitions.

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Dave Powner audits the state of federal IT

The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders.

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