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  • Acquisition
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    Perspecta's NGEN protest denied

    The Government Accountability Office has denied Perspecta’s challenge of the $7.7 billion Navy NGEN award that went to Leidos. 06/18/2020

  • Defense
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    DOD plans new JEDI amendment

    The Pentagon says it expect to be able to finish its revisions and make a new award decision by Aug. 17. 06/17/2020

  • Congress
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    DOD looks for extension on Huawei ban

    With a looming implementation deadline in August, DOD looks for leniency in anti-Huawei product requirements for defense contractors. 06/16/2020

  • IT Modernization
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    HUD and GSA make cloud and CX awards

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing ahead with modernization plans via the Centers of Excellence program housed at the General Services Administration. 06/15/2020

  • Comment
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    Federal CX in the age of COVID-19

    Government agencies have also had to shift in significant ways to operate in this unique environment and interact with citizens differently. 06/12/2020

  • Acquisition
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    General Dynamics loses NGEN protest

    General Dynamics IT has lost its protest of the $7.7 billion Navy Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete award that went to Leidos in February, according to a statement released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office. 06/11/2020

  • Acquisition
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    GSA forecasts Stars III solicitation

    The General Services Administration wants to issue the final request for proposals for a key governmentwide small business contract by end of the fiscal year. 06/11/2020

  • Defense
    Pentagon photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ned T. Johnston

    ‘COVID penalty’ could cost Pentagon at least $10 billion in contractor claims

    Ellen Lord, the Defense Department’s chief buyer, told Congress that defense companies coronavirus relief claims could cost upwards of $10 billion. 06/10/2020

  • Acquisition
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    DOD's $7.6B cloud email buy heads for redo

    Less than a week before a final protest ruling was due, the Defense Information Systems Agency and the General Services Administration are taking another corrective action in their big business software buy for DOD. 06/10/2020

  • Defense
    U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft awaits an engine test prior to Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance operations at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 23, 2019. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Mason)

    Air Force acquisition chief wants to reshape defense industrial base

    Will Roper, the Air Force's acquisition chief, said the goal is to pivot away from the defense prime model and create a new industrial base that more easily allows tech companies to work with DOD and the commercial sector. 06/09/2020

  • Acquisition

    Mapping the PPE supply chain

    Ninety days after the COVID-19 emergency declaration, a Senate panel examined how U.S. responders are managing procurement and delivery of needed supplies. 06/09/2020

  • Defense
     Bruce Jette, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics, and technology, update reporters at the Pentagon on Army modernization efforts and Army Futures Command, July 18, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. John G. Martinez)

    Army to probe the economics of modernization

    Bruce Jette, the Army's acquisition chief, said at an AUSA virtual event June 8 the Army is working on a "holistic economic model" that extends beyond the current two-year budget planning cycle, which can impede modernization efforts. 06/08/2020

  • Workforce
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    Growing pains, successes in remote work during COVID-19

    Despite plans to incrementally push workers to return to the office, federal agencies still plan on allowing some employees to continue to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 06/08/2020

  • Acquisition

    What agencies want from EIS

    A case study shows agencies have made $7.4 billion in orders, seeking a mix of old and new technologies via the governmentwide Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecommunications contract. 06/05/2020

  • Oversight
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    GAO probes influence of 'Mar-a-Lago crowd' on VA

    A former VA official told the Government Accountability Office that three friends of President Trump established a "shadow reporting structure" in which "they were stakeholders without a formal role." 06/04/2020

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