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AI contracts have special licensing needs to prevent bias, encourage transparency

Data requirements to ensure lack of bias in AI and transparency and how it works are not part of the standard license agreements.

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Who says small innovators can’t get big federal contracts?

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Buy American initiative may push federal contractors to study shipping rules more closely

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NIST 800-171 compliance for DoD suppliers: Three new critical items to focus on

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New rule could change how Pentagon pays fixed-price contracts

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Breaking down final proposed DoD additions to federal acquisition regulations

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DoD could award more contracts to companies with disabled workforce

DoD wants to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement a demonstration project giving Defense agencies more incentive to…

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An update on DFARS

Jason Workmaster, counsel at Covington LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Defense Department’s DFARS commercial…

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Expert panel takes first crack at reforming DoD acquisition system

First volume of three expected reports from the “Section 809” panel seeks changes in areas ranging from business IT to contract oversight and commercial buying.

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