• Homeland Security
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    NPPD flies (and lowers) the flag

    Proclamations directing agencies to fly flags at half-staff come from an unexpected corner of DHS. 08/28/2018

  • Management
    process automation (Omelchenko/Shutterstock.com)

    OMB looks to bots to take on 'low-value' work

    The White House is planning to use automated bots to handle repetitive tasks in financial management and contacting. 08/28/2018

  • Acquisition

    9 ways to streamline EIS choices

    Creative techniques can help agencies streamline their selection process for the government’s next-generation telecommunications contract, the head of DHS’ acquisition innovation lab says. 08/27/2018

  • People
    cloud migration (deepadesigns/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA elevates Mr. FedRAMP

    The program management office within the General Services Administration handling cloud security is undergoing a leadership shuffle. 08/24/2018

  • Contracting
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA mulls recompete of SAM.gov contract

    The General Services Administration granted IBM a six-month $16 million extension on its contract to operate and modernize the SAM.gov system as the agency considers whether to put the business up for bidding. 08/23/2018

  • People
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    Olson to head Technology Transformation Service

    Kelly Olson will step in as acting TTS director and FAS deputy commissioner on Aug. 27. 08/22/2018

  • Drones
    drone by barbed wire fence (Kletr/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA adds drone countermeasures to security schedule

    The General Services Administration has added anti-drone technology to its product menu for federal, state and local law enforcement, first responders and agencies, but aviation and legal experts urge discretion. 08/22/2018

  • Defense
    business opportunity (Khakimullin Aleksandr/Shutterstock.com)

    PEO structure survives Army Futures reorg, for now

    The new Army Futures Command aims to meld all of the service's modernization efforts under one command, but for now the Army program executive officer structure will remain in place. 08/21/2018

  • Aquisition
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    GSA looks to streamline buying policies

    Acquisition leaders are driving new policies to allow agencies to combine purchases and speed negotiations with vendors. 08/21/2018

  • Comment

    The road to cyber hell was paved with good intentions

    A series of well-intended cloud initiatives have left agencies with unforeseen security challenges, but overcoming them is not hard if you know where to look. 08/20/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    DHS seeks help with IT supply chain

    The Department of Homeland Security is looking for an unclassified source of information about potential cybersecurity risks in the IT supply chain. 08/17/2018

  • Acquisition
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    DHS cyber office plans $640M in buying through 2020

    The critical infrastructure cyber protection directorate will likely spin out more than half a billion in procurements through various components. 08/17/2018

  • Cloud
    key in cloud (Blackboard/Shutterstock.com)

    Cloud migration made easy

    As OMB readies its Cloud Smart strategy, a key government executive shares four keys to successful cloud migrations. 08/16/2018

  • People
    Bill Zielinski via gov matters

    Zielinski to take over as GSA's top IT buyer

    With Kay Ely's coming departure, longtime federal IT presence Bill Zielinski is taking over as assistant commissioner of the IT category at the Federal Acquisition Service. 08/16/2018

  • Budget
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    Budget uncertainty is routine. What makes 2018 different?

    Continuing resolutions and funding uncertainty have been the "new normal" for years, but experts at the Professional Services Council say that this year presents new challenges. 08/15/2018

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