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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

  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

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