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The potential benefits of Other Transaction Authority are being threatened by legacy IT incumbents looking out for their bottom line.
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Steve Kelman applauds another effort to share knowledge across the contractor community.
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A sense of urgency is important, but agencies must map a clear path forward before rushing in.
In technology, politics, economics and ideology, the U.S.-China tensions are growing.
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Steve Kelman sees signs that new firms are becoming the new normal.
Meeting the expectations of end users and agency leaders means ensuring applications perform at the same levels or better once they are operating in the cloud.
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