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Two contract attorneys tell FCW that the DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework could have a negative impact on small business and startups.
Years after OMB began pushing the idea of soft paternalism in federal programs, a GSA office is quietly leading cutting-edge efforts.
The Government Accountability Office wants the Department of Defense to implement governmentwide open source software requirements, but the Pentagon's top tech official has other plans.
The IT services company is protesting the $7.3 billion award in the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract to supply the Pentagon with Office 365 services.
The General Services Administration has shifted some of its rules that oversee compliance to telecommunications and video gear acquisitions.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he's examining the strategy and execution of the DOD's planned $10 billion cloud buy and doesn't have a deadline to complete his review.
The Defense Department's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework is ready for public comment.
A new working group at ATARC looks to help agencies with familiar technical and management challenges of a move to a commercial cloud.
One big contract manager said the raised micropurchase limit will likely contribute to a rise in the dollar amount of year-end spending by agencies as fiscal year 2019 draws to a close.
No matter how "smart" a cybersecurity system and program is, there will always be a vulnerability if it's designed to play defense.
The Pentagon's other big cloud contract -- a plan to put business service software in the cloud -- was awarded to General Dynamics IT. The contract has a $7.6 billion ceiling and spans eight years.
A pilot at the government's contracting hub isn't producing the data it promised and threatens pricing transparency, according to the inspector general at the General Services Administration.
The General Services Administration expects to publish a consolidated Multiple Award Schedule on day one of fiscal year 2020.
Ellen Lord, DOD’s undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, told reporters that it couldn’t use commercially available and popular drones made by DJI, a China-based firm.
The General Services Administration is the government's hub acquisition, so the agency's IG is wondering why it's buying tech from NASA's big IT contract.
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The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy takes a thoughtful approach to IT modernization.
To support long-term modernization initiatives, agencies must invest in skilled staff and open, automated and collaborative processes.
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