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Here Are The Defense Industry Dollars Behind The Votes to Arm Syria’s Rebels

These companies might stand to profit the most from a conflict like the one the United States proposes.

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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.

NCI Seals $41 Million Deal to Support Army Cyber Ops

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Will provide NETCOM synchronized and secure information operations for missions.

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Contracting Officers: Take a Look, It's in a Book

"The problem is the average contracting officer doesn’t know how."

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The Case for Experimenting on Federal Buildings

GSA’s proving-ground program will evaluate emerging green technologies.

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VA Lays Groundwork for Private Health Care

The agency wants the private sector to manage a key part of project.

The Pentagon Sent Extra Military Gear to School Districts Too

A coalition of civil rights groups is asking the Defense Department to stop transfers of military equipment to school districts.

Under the proposed rule, contract employees could not get pink slips for talking about pay.

Proposed Rule Prohibits Federal Contractors From Firing Employees Who Discuss Pay

Groups have 90 days to comment on regulations to implement President Obama’s April executive order.

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., hailed OPM's decision to fire USIS, but critics said it could increase the clearance backlog again.

Will Firing One Background Check Contractor Fix the Broken Security Clearance System?

Industry and employee representatives say USIS’ removal could backfire.

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First of its Kind Venture Capital Fund Pumps Millions into GovTech Startups

The GovTech Fund has raised $23 million and invested in four companies.

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What Do CIOs Do Again?

The job is increasingly about business, federal CIOs say.

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DISA Kicks Off IT Contract to Support Cyber Command

Omnibus contract open only to small business.

Nothing’s Fair About Obama’s Fair Pay Order

Industry group says the president’s executive order will result in blacklisting some of the best firms for minor infractions.

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