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Xavier Becerra

Whistleblower claim leads to more efficient contracting practices at HHS

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Health and Human Services will strengthen internal controls when using Other Transaction Authorities, for…

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Musurlian, Peter

New leadership at a group dedicated to helping the government with 5G technology

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

How the Biden administration can make DoD an innovation powerhouse

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

Recent upticks in Defense spending have meant a larger portion of the budget pie goes to contractors. But R&D contracts still haven’t recovered from sequestration-era…

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180507-A-UG256-007/William PrattDana Deasy Department of Defense, Chief Information Officer, poses for his official portrait in the Army portrait studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, May 07, 2018.  (U.S. Army photo by William Pratt)

Pentagon says it’s working now to make sure JEDI hits the ground running

DoD CIO Dana Deasy says officials have been finding temporary homes for cloud applications that were counting on the long-delayed JEDI program. Other preparatory…

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10 tantalizing topics testing procurement in the new fiscal year

This week marked the Autumnal Equinox, and change is in the air. It also signals that we are approaching the end of the government fiscal year.

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