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Shifting priorities create a sticky competitive landscape
The government's buying habits and a greater emphasis on small-business contracts take market share from midsize companies.



THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: Have many feds gone AWOL?

Acquisition News


Permit resolution won’t restart SBInet work


Management News


ODNI defends contractor use


Policy News


Top 5 e-gov sites revealed

  • Read the Brookings Institution's recent reports about the best and worst e-government Web sites here and here.


Technology News


Army seeks information assurance ideas


FCW FORUM


Editorial: A cure for set-aside ills
Gourley: The key to IT compliance
Kelman: Some good workforce news

MANAGEMENT


5 ways to juice performance
Individual and agency performance alike will remain top concerns in the next administration.


ACQUISITION


5 pieces to the pricing puzzle
A panel of procurement experts has five key questions about the role of competition in GSA pricing.

POLICY

5 priorities still worth pursuing
The original elements of the PMA will remain priorities in the future, observers say.


TECHNOLOGY


5 tech tools with lasting appeal
An election year and a stagnant economy aren't slowing government's appetite for new tech.

POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING
Government 2.0: An insider's perspective
The mind-set list: Class of 2012
Tough questions about telework
Part terrier, part blogger

Featured

  • People
    Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs the press on President Trump

    Uncertainty at VA after nominee withdraws

    With White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson's withdrawal, VA watchers are wondering what's next for the agency and its planned $16 billion health IT modernization project.

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

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