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    Extra time for JEDI redo

    The Defense Department requested an extension to a stay in a lawsuit before announcing any revisions to the award in the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud deal. 08/11/2020

  • Congress
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    Lawmakers push for border tech assessment

    Legislation would have the Department of Homeland Security assess its border security technologies and consider new ones. 08/10/2020

  • Acquisition
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    Army extends software contracts under ITES

    The Army's enterprise software office extends a multiple award contract. 08/07/2020

  • Defense
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    Speeding up the military's 'kill chain'

    The military's need for quick technological development is hamstrung by politics, acquisition, and culture. FCW talks with former Senate staff director Christian Brose about his new book on the future of warfare. 08/07/2020

  • Workforce
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    TVA rescinds plans to fire tech workers

    The federally owned power company called the plan to fire workers and outsource IT operations as a "disappointing misstep" after the president blasted the move. 08/06/2020

  • Acquisition
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    Lawmakers push back on STARS shutoff date

    Changes the GSA made to one of its most popular governmentwide small business set-aside acquisition vehicles draws congressional scrutiny. 08/06/2020

  • Workforce
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    Trump fires TVA chairman over IT outsourcing

    The federally owned power company is rethinking plans to fire its internal IT staff and shift to managed services in light of Trump's intervention and a new executive order on federal contracting. 08/04/2020

  • Defense
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    Understanding the DOD's ban on some China-made telecom gear

    FCW spoke with Alejandro Sarria and Jason Workmaster, two attorneys specializing in federal contracting to get some clarity on the fast approaching government ban on contracting with companies that use certain telecom equipment and services. 07/31/2020

  • Defense
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    DOD 'on schedule' for August JEDI announcement

    The Defense Department's CIO Dana Deasy said a re-announcement of the embattled cloud contract should come by the end of August. 07/30/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    Hackers target teleworking feds

    A senior General Services Administration acquisition official says emerging technology can help protect infrastructure and individual users defend against attacks. 07/30/2020

  • Acquisition
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    GSA rolls out IT acquisition learning portal

    The GSA's new IT acquisition portal offers a range of training on how to use and buy new technologies. 07/30/2020

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    IT modernization for the COVID era

    Crises are clarifying events, and the pandemic is making clear the limits of IT systems built for a different era. 07/30/2020

  • Congress
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    Senate Dems join push for $1B TMF boost

    A group of Democratic senators are asking top appropriators to include a sixfold increase to an IT modernization revolving fund in the next round of pandemic relief and stimulus legislation. 07/29/2020

  • Acquisition
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    DHS seeks permanent flexible acquisition authorities

    Temporary acquisition authorities that aid the Department of Homeland Security in getting innovative commercial technologies and goods in response to the COVID-19 crisis should be lasting tools in the department's acquisition toolbox, the agency's top acquisition official told a Senate panel. 07/29/2020

  • Acquisition

    CBP lands TMF award to modernize legacy system

    Customs and Border Protection won a $15M award to update a COBOL-based fee collection system and move it to the cloud. 07/28/2020

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  • Comment
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    A post-COVID IT roadmap

    It's time to start talking about the next steps we need to take to ensure that our IT infrastructure and tools can continue to support the remote workers, while providing state-of-the-art, timely customer service 10/25/2020

  • Comment
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    How a telework bill can boost security, modernization

    The bipartisan Pandemic Federal Telework Act would make technology and security an integral part of telework planning and data reporting. 10/16/2020

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    A future-proof security model for a modern, mobile government

    COVID-19 has shown the importance of the extensibility and scalability of the cloud and has been a forcing factor, expediting modernization initiatives – including security modernization. 10/05/2020