Contracting

Fire at FAA Facility Wreaks Havoc on Chicago Airports

Man suspected of starting the blaze was a contract employee.

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VA CIO: Scheduling System Software Will Be Fielded by 2017, Not 2020

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The department says a chart depicting a full rollout not until 2020 was outdated and it's committed to a two-year rollout.

Read moreSeptember 30, 2014Leave a comment

Contractors, Expect 72-hour Rule for Disclosing Corporate Hacks

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The military requires breaches of company systems holding technical data be reported within three days – and so might the rest of the government.

Read moreSeptember 29, 2014Leave a comment
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Hush-hush Data Firm Palantir Snags ICE Case-Tracking Deal

The deal is part of an $818 million program to replace a 1980s-era watch-list system.

An F-22A Raptor taxis in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility prior to strike operations in Syria Tuesday.

How Much Will the ISIS Fight Cost?

The Pentagon estimates that it is spending up to $10 million per day in Iraq and Syria.

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No New VA Patient Schedule System Until 2020 (UPDATED)

VA aims to roll out new software to first 300 users in 2016.

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Don’t Transition to the Cloud Like This

Agency watchdog dings Energy over cloud management.

Grand Canyon Park Gets Creative to Attract Bids on Concessions Contract

Park Service taps cash from other parks to pay down debt to the current contractor and make the new agreement more attractive.

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White House to Agencies: We’ve Told You Enough About Software

OMB still rejects GAO recommendation to issue further guidance.

Army Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, center right, commander of I Corps, is briefed by his staff during a combined arms rehearsal meeting for Ulchi Freedom Guardian at Camp Yongin, South Korea, Aug. 21, 2014.

Pentagon Warns of Losing Its Tech Edge

The latest version of the Better Buying Power initiative aims to improve acquisition, but contractors say it’s too limited.

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