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Pentagon pursues more secure IT purchasing via Deliver Uncompromised initiative

The Defense Department is about to impose a new standard on technology items it buys. Continue reading

Research center shows off the future of military medicine

The Defense Department is investing heavily in man-machine learning and  artificial intelligence. And while many people think of new weapons and cyber operations as the products of this investment, the money is going to other places too. Source: Research center shows off the future of military medicine – FederalNewsRadio.com

Navy makes more changes in biggest portion of NGEN recompetition

The Navy is signaling further delays in the release of a solicitation for a multibillion dollar recompetition of its largest IT contract after making another round of unexpected changes to its requirements. Continue reading

HHS turns to blockchain for novel acquisition model

The Health and Human Services Department is taking a page out of the playbook of major retailers thanks to blockchain. Continue reading

Navy seeks to refresh 400,000 end-user devices under new contract

The DoN released the first of two major request for proposals under the Next Generation Enterprise Network (N-GEN) Recompete program. Continue reading

Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits

We testified on our 8th annual report, in which we identified 68 new actions that Congress and executive branch agencies could take to improve operations across government. Continue reading

Revise and Streamline VA Acquisition Regulation

These changes seek to streamline and align the VAAR with the FAR and remove outdated and duplicative requirements and reduce burden on contractors. Continue reading

Why Social Security rejected printer procurement over supply chain risks

It seemed like a cut-and-dried offer. Social Security needed a lot of new printers. Continue reading

Shanahan: DoD’s JEDI is a ‘pathfinder’ for future DoD cloud computing contracts

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said DoD hopes to eventually award multiple contracts to different companies to move its IT systems to the cloud. Continue reading

Tim DiNapoli: DoD has trouble closing contracts

The government has a problem with closure. Continue reading