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Average security-clearance-processing speed, hits a speed bump

The federal government’s made huge progress in reducing security clearance processing times over the last several years. But there are some early signs…

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Data is the fuel for the advancement of AI

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Here’s a novel way for contractors to pitch ideas to the Defense Department

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Why it’s time for everyone to reorient their thinking about cybersecurity

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New telework plans require a huge bureaucratic lift

White House seeks refreshed policy for who works where, but makes if awfully complicated to carry out.

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An expert’s take on ChatGPT

Digital marketing pioneer and Evalueserve Vice President Geoff Livingston, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss artificial…

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The need for reform in federal procurement and acquisition

The only thing larger than the paperwork it sometimes takes to win a federal contract, is the amount of complaints you hear from folks both inside and outside the government contracting community.

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