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Rise in OTAs for federal contracting brings mixed blessings

The IBM Center for the Business of Government has sponsored a detailed analysis of OTAs and how the government is using them.

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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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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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Army issues solicitation to commercialize IT on its installations

Responses to the Army’s Enterprise IT-as-a-Service prototype are due within a month, work is set to begin by the end of this year.

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In this Tuesday, June 18, 2019 photo a sign for the entrance to the National Archives is seen in College Park, Md. A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland, at least the second theft case involving the research facility. Robert Rumsby, of Fredericksburg, Va., told investigators he took dog tags that belonged to four U.S. airmen killed in plane crashes in 1944, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court last month. (AP Photo/Michael Kunzelman)

Agencies told to phase out paper records by December 2022

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget has given agencies a timeline to switch from paper records, to electronic records.

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