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    JEDI survives Oracle protest

    A bid to freeze the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year cloud deal stalled as the Government Accountability Office denied a protest that claimed the procurement was stacked in favor of a particular vendor and flawed on other competitive grounds.

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  • Workforce
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    Unions sue VA over move to curtail official time

    Three federal unions are suing Department of Veterans Affairs for its plan to alter its collective bargaining deal to move more than 400 employees off of union work. 11/15/2018

  • People

    GSA job swap

    Two of the top managers at the Federal Acquisition Service are switching jobs, and there are ramifications for the $50 billion EIS contract. 11/15/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    DOD, DHS report advancing cyber cooperation

    Officials from both agencies told Congress at a joint committee hearing on cyber incident cooperation that the partnership has been fruitful, but budget constraints could require legislation. 11/15/2018

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    Are we at an inflection point for IT modernization?

    Former DHS CIO Richard Spires sees real momentum and top-level focus, but says the challenge now is to translate that into agency-specific action. 11/15/2018

  • cloud migration

    FCW Insider: Nov. 15

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 11/15/2018

  • Veterans Affairs
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    Lawmakers balk at $350M addition to VA's health record deal

    The $16 billion, 10-year electronic heath record software upgrade at the Department of Veterans Affairs is barely past the starting gate, but lawmakers are already worried about management and budgeting missteps that could put the project over budget and behind schedule. 11/14/2018

  • Management
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    GAO: Four big agencies still lag on FITARA

    The congressional watchdog warns that CIOs still lack visibility into IT spending four years after the passage of landmark procurement legislation. 11/14/2018

  • Congress
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    DHS cyber re-org clears Congress

    Cybersecurity gets its own agency under a reorganization bill that is headed to the White House for the president's signature. 11/14/2018

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    FCW Insider: Nov. 14

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 11/14/2018

  • Workforce
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    Salary Council backs two new locality pay areas

    The council overseeing general schedule locality pay at the Office of Personnel Management recommended adding two new locality pay areas and changing the rules under which localities are eligible for higher locality pay. 11/13/2018

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