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    DOD wants industry base to close IP theft gaps

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    TTS hones customer focus for opioid treatment site

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    GAO: DOD should take a closer look at contractor ownership

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  • Acquisition
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    Vendors offer EIS advice

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    Commerce proposes supply chain security rules

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    Latest TIC guidance helps fuel EIS

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  • Defense
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  • Acquisition
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  • Budget
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  • Defense
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  • Cloud
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    Focus on compute, not cloud, says GSA official

    Agencies have to put data center and cloud optimization plans together to come to cohesive solution for computing, said agency and industry experts. 11/12/2019

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