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FCW Insider: July 19

Agencies are looking for better methods to get feedback on vendors into the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System. Mark Rockwell reports on the latest efforts. 

The Army Futures Command will hit full operating capacity July 31 and turn its attention to courting small businesses. Lauren Williams has more on the command's efforts to tap into the latest technology.

Will President Trump have the final say on DOD's JEDI contract?  Washington Technology's Nick Wakeman weighs in on reports that the presidential has taken note of "tremendous complaints." 

The citizenship-question standoff has been resolved, but the 2020 census still has plenty of tech-specific risks to manage.  Anoushka Deshmukh details the latest Government Accountability Office findings. 

The deadline for Government Innovation Award nominations has been extended.  Submit your picks for individual Rising StarsPublic Sector Innovations and Industry Innovators by Aug. 2.

Posted on Jul 19, 2019 at 11:10 PM


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