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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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    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.

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    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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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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