Great power competition requires security, agility, speed

Doctrinal and policy changes mean – down at the function levels of government – activities and supporting technologies must adapt too. According to…

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PHILIPPINE SEA (March 8, 2017) Lt. Christian Asaban views a computer monitor aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) during Multisail 17. The exercise is a bilateral training exercise improving interoperability between the U.S. and Japanese forces. This exercise benefits from realistic, shared training enhancing our ability to work together to confront any contingency. Text on the monitor has been blurred for security purposes.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William McCann/Released)

GDIT protests Navy’s $7.7 billion NGEN-R contract

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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019 file photo, the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG-82) moors at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London, Conn.  The Navy is proposing construction cutbacks and accelerated ship retirements that would delay, or sink, the Navy’s goal of a larger fleet — and potentially hurt shipyards, according to an initial proposal.    The proposal would shrink the size of the fleet from today’s level of 293 ships to 287 ships, a far cry from the official goal of 355 ships established in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)

What comes next for the biggest non-weapons contract ever?

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Leidos wins recompetition of Navy’s multibillion dollar NGEN contract

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover headquarter building in Washington. An FBI terrorism investigation that concluded last week with a 20-year prison sentence is atypical since it involves a defendant in the United States receiving funds from abroad to commit an attack locally.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

GAO says GSA is underreporting how much it spent on federal real estate

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office found the agencies excluded more than $271 million in building costs per year, between…

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IT modernization

DHS CIO Zangardi leaving for industry executive role

Homeland Security Department chief information officer John Zandgardi told staff that his last day at the agency is today.

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Uniformed and civilian cyber and military intelligence specialists monitor Army networks in the Cyber Mission Unit’s Cyber Operations Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. (Photo by Michael L. Lewis)

Army, DHA take steps to stop managing day-to-day IT operations

The Air Force’s Cloud One program faces a protest by Leidos, while the Army names a new project manager for data and the CIO Council upgrades its website for the first time since 2017.

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