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Bill Murray

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DOD revives Defense Travel System

The Defense Department has reinstated the Defense Travel System

Navy center deploys SAP software

A Navy organization this month became one of the first federal organizations to deploy an SAP America Inc. financial management system.

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Defense Travel System revived

Pentagon entices military organizations to deploy DTS early, with promises they can retain savings

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NMCI nerve center may go at Quantico

The Navy Department and Electronic Data Systems Corp. are close to an agreement on the construction of the nerve center for the Navy Marine Corps Intranet

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For DISA, StarOffice is a bargain

When Defense Information Systems Agency officials went looking for a new desktop productivity suite, they settled on StarOffice 5.2

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Navy center deploys SAP software

Navy systems center becomes one of first federal SAP financial management users to 'go live'

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DOD to ease limits on collaborative software

In a move that's sure to please the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Navy, Defense Department officials are relaxing their requirements for collaborative software

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Pentagon, Navy grapple over NMCI delay

It was a tense week for proponents of NMCI as Navy and DOD officials wrangled over how the outsourcing program should be evaluated.

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DLA modernization plan called flawed

Less than a year after the Defense Logistics Agency awarded a $389 million enterprise resource planning contract, the General Accounting Office has taken agency officials to task for not developing an enterprise architecture for it

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NMCI network center opens

Fortified Norfolk base building serves as EDS' first NMCI network operations center

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Warner on NMCI: Not so fast

Senator says commercial test and evaluation techniques will not suffice on Navy network

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DLA modernization criticized

GAO says DLA is going about its Business Systems Modernization program incorrectly

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Navy CIOs face Web task force

Task Force Web wants to identify 50 applications to include on NMCI portal by November

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DOD tackles security clearance logjam

Workload increases; technology, training try to catch up

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A case for an upgrade

The director of the Defense Security Service is counting on technology upgrades to help speed the security clearance process.

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Air Force readies service BPAs

The Air Force plans to award seven BPAs for IT services worth up to $650 million over five years

Who knows where the money goes?

Not DOD, which struggles to straighten out its woeful finance systems, auditors say

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Intercepts

Summertime Blues

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DOD easing collaborative limits

Relaxed requirements for collaborative software allows for a wider array of products

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DLA seat management succeeding

Defense Logistics Agency CIO says she's within weeks of declaring success on the contract