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Pentagon Acquisition Bosses Ho-Hum on Multiple Reviews for Passing Milestones

GAO finds weapons program managers valued input in only 10 percent of cases.

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4 Things to Know about the Federal IT Budget Proposal

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Big-ticket IT procurements and system modernizations provide a road map of agencies’ spending priorities in the year ahead.

CSC Acquires Cloud Infrastructure Provider Autonomic Resources

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With the purchase, CSC becomes an instant player in the federal cloud market.

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Industry’s Take on FITARA? ‘A Good Step Forward’

Yet, fixing a procurement system designed to build warships to buy modern technology is an ask that CIOs will find more complex than any single piece of legislation can tackle.

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Pentagon Narrows Down List of Contenders for Multibillion-Dollar Health Records Contract

DOD’s procurement team has established a “competitive range” for the contract, leaving only bids from three teams remaining.

"We look forward to continuing to provide an innovative online marketplace," said FedBid CEO Joe Jordan, who until January 2014 headed the White House Office of Federal Procurement Policy.

Air Force Restores Eligibility to Controversial Contractor

Reverse-auction specialist FedBid reorganizes after Veterans Affairs dispute.

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5 Ways to Make Your Management Consultants More Effective

When you seek outside advice, the worst thing you can do is not listen.

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Multiple Companies Protest $1.6 Billion Pentagon Contract

The bid protestors contend the contract re-up is an improper sole-source request for cloud services that would give VMware an unfair advantage competing for DOD’s growing cloud demand.

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GSA Shops Around New Ways to Buy Tech

GSA's recent moves indicate the agency is searching for acquisition platforms that can keep up with new technology.

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The Big Fix: Is Washington Ready for IT Reform?

From creating digital fix-it squads to promoting unorthodox methods of buying technology, the five in-depth stories in the ebook explore how the government and Congress are tackling IT reform and the forecast for success.

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GSA Considers New Cloud Contract Vehicle

The administration issued a request for information about new contracting and acquisition models for cloud services. Responses are due in March.

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Former Employee of Government Contractor Alleges Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Complaint against global security firm depicts Mad Men culture at ‘guys with guns’ company.

Say Goodbye to the Classic White Boxy U.S. Postal Truck

The postal service wants to change over its fleet by 2018.

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