Weekend Reading

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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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  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
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    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
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    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

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