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DoD needs more commercially available goods to speed acquisition

The Pentagon wants to expand use of commercial products to speed up acquisition, but it wants more transparency in pricing.

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Defense claims against contractors have a shelf life of infinity

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Pentagon advisers want DoD to build out agreements between small and large defense businesses

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CMMC early adopter program to further spur vendor cyber actions

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DoD’s plan for contractor cybersecurity lacks a few things, money’s only one of them

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Pandemic telework has been a boon for DoD worker productivity, IG says

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DCMA offers early-outs, buyouts to hundreds of workers

It’s been several years since budget challenges caused federal agencies to offer widespread buyouts and early-outs to their workforces, but the Defense…

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A Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police vehicle is parked on the other side of a tape police line along the Tidal Basin as cherry blossoms cover the trees, in Washington, Monday, March 23, 2020. As Washington, D.C. continues to work to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Muriel Bowser extended road closures and other measures to restrict access to the Tidal Basin, a main tourist attraction. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Pentagon looks to help keep small federal contractors afloat

In today’s Federal Newscast, small business government contractors already are feeling the impact of the government slowdown because of the coronavirus….

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Google employees outside its European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, Thursday Nov. 1, 2018. Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers walked off the job Thursday morning to protest the internet company’s lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. Employees were seen staging walkouts at offices in Tokyo, Singapore, London, and Dublin. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)

Skills gaps in the federal workforce starting to have consequences

In today’s Federal Newscast, skills gaps across the federal workforce played a role in nearly half of government’s high-risk areas.

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