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Amid explosion in DoD’s use of OTAs, myths abound about how and whether to use them

DoD’s use of other transaction agreements has expanded ten-fold in the past five years, but even inside the acquisition workforce, there are still persistent…

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DoD spending data tells us how serious the Pentagon is about a shift to great power competition

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Defense Innovation Unit out to prove AI, automation can keep up with the speed of cyber

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Pentagon R&D spending still lags behind an otherwise healthy Defense budget

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Why one vendor thinks agencies are flocking to OTAs

Toni Townes-Whitley, president for U.S. Regulated Industries at Microsoft, said industry is shifting away from providing software or products to finding…

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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…

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GSA preps 3rd version of STARS small business contract

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA employees relocating to Kansas City will now get incentive payments to make up for their now lower salaries.

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