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Weekend Reading

No sooner had GSA's long-awaited OASIS RFPs come out than the protest filings started. Read about the first two here.

Dave Wennergren, retiring after a long and illustrious federal IT career, gave FCW an exclusive exit interview. Read the main conversation here, his thoughts on the role of agency CIOs here and some ideas on managing key projects here.

NASA's latest bowl of SEWP is coming to the table later than usual, a change that contractors welcome.

The government doesn't have money to burn, yet billions are tied up in risky IT projects.

AROUND THE WEB: The universe is a very weird place, but scientists in Japan have created a 3-D map to help you make sense of it. Wired has the scoop.

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