• Comment

    A closer look at DOD’s cloudy JEDI contract

    A government-reform watchdog warns that the Pentagon's massive cloud procurement is on the wrong path. 08/10/2018

  • FCW PERSPECTIVES
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    Are agencies really ready for EIS?

    The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult. 08/09/2018

  • Acquisition
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    Agencies want standard survey for acquisition feedback

    Three agencies have begun the process of creating a universal feedback form for the Acquisition 360 effort that would allow public reviews of federal acquisitions. 08/08/2018

  • People
    Dave Powner, GAO

    Dave Powner audits the state of federal IT

    The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders. 08/07/2018

  • People
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    GSA gets new head of services office

    A former OPM executive will lead GSA’s planned Service Management Office as the agencies merge operations. 08/07/2018

  • FCW Illustration.  Original Images: Shutterstock, Airbnb

    Should federal contracting be more like Airbnb?

    Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture. 08/06/2018

  • Oversight
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    GAO: NNSA needs better contract oversight

    The agency responsible for the security and maintenance of the nation’s nuclear stockpile should have a better handle on its maintenance and operations contract documents, a new audit finds. 08/06/2018

  • IT Modernization
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    Can the Technology Modernization Fund get traction?

    With uncertainty about the fiscal year 2019 funding for the TMF, agencies are still vying for the remaining 2018 dollars, but concerns about using the central fund persist. 08/03/2018

  • People
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    Collins-Smee leaving GSA

    One of the primary architects of GSA’s Centers of Excellence program will return to the private sector at the end of August. 08/02/2018

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

    Phase II Centers of Excellence solicitations are out

    USDA and GSA pushed out requests for proposals to help implement the next stage of the administration's Centers of Excellence program, but they require a quick turnaround. 08/02/2018

  • Innovation
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    GSA rolls out shared services pilot for SBIR

    GSA and the Small Business Administration look to make tech innovation and commercialization easier across government. 07/30/2018

  • Acquisition
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    FAS on the move

    Despite challenges, Federal Acquisition Service leaders remain confident in their big telecom contract, ecommerce portal plans and transactional data initiative. 07/27/2018

  • Congress
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    New bill bakes FedRAMP into law

    Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly is pushing a bill to set clear lines of responsibility and compliance for the cloud authorization process. 07/27/2018

  • Oversight
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    Proposed OPM-GSA merger includes IT consolidation

    As part of a proposed shift of most of OPM's function to GSA, officials plan a sharp consolidation of HR systems and the digitization of paper-based health and retirement records. 07/26/2018

  • Cloud
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    Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI cloud buy hits the street

    Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy says welcome to Cloud City but some in industry say this deal's getting worse all the time. 07/26/2018

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