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The 7 Agencies Where Contract Spending Sped Up Despite the Sequester

Overall spending was down 11 percent last year, but seven agencies bucked the trend. Read moreApril 22, 2014Leave a comment

The Department of Education saw a 27 percent increase. The Department of Education saw a 27 percent increase. Wikimedia
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The Technology Behind Obamacare

The Oct. 1 launch of HealthCare.gov proved rocky. The website was supposed to ... Read more

Public or Private Cloud?

‘You have to understand risk and the data you’re dealing with,’ David Bennett ... Read more

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The RFP for the U-2 Spy Plane Was Just Two Pages Long arrowThe acquisition shows how government contracting has changed and stayed the same.

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Budget Cuts Bring 11 Percent Decline in Contract Spending for 2013 arrowAnnual Bloomberg study shows rising awards from three departments despite ...

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GSA Has a New Plan for Cloud Providers Navigating Changing Security Standards arrowTransition plan provides specific FedRAMP guidance to CSPs at ...

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BYOD Cost the Energy Department More Than Supplying Government Phones arrowDepartment could save $2.3 million in three years with better mobile ...

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Deltek Breach Raises Questions About Widespread Hacking arrowFeds won't confirm company assertions about the attack, which affected 80,000 ...

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3 Myths That Cripple Acquisition: No. 1 Government Can Be Perfect arrowWhat it will take to set realistic expectations for federal programs.

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Pentagon Plans to Ax Missile-Interceptor Redesign If Sequestration Returns arrowThe automatic cuts are slated for a comeback in 2016.

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Amazon and Google Are Battling to Dominate the Cloud -- and Amazon May Already Have Won arrowWhatever the endgame, it could take decades to ...

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Obama Management Chief Sees Opportunity to Build on Contracting Successes arrowBeth Cobert tells contractors they are patriotic partners with ...

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Is Your Agency Ready for the Cloud Security Deadline in June? arrowA compliance milestone and changes to FedRAMP itself are both approaching.

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HHS Secretary to be Replaced by OMB Chief arrowKathleen Sebelius to resign in wake of failed Healthcare.gov launch.

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GSA Announces Plan to Simplify Federal Contracting arrowInitiative puts expert advice in specific acquisition categories.

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