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Lawmakers ask FEMA how to avoid future communication breakdowns during disasters

COVID-19 highlighted weaknesses in the federal emergency response chain of command and medical supply lines. But the agency’s acting chief told senators…

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Plans, like for disaster response, are great only if you can carry them out

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Pentagon launches online marketplace to pair small firms with ‘trusted’ investors

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Supply chain is under siege, agencies lack a coherent strategy

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DoD taking renewed interest in blockchain amid COVID-19 pandemic

Blockchain in recent years generated plenty of hype in the federal contracting community, but technology never resulted in many agencies moving forward…

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Commission has plan to reduce dependence on global sources in ICT supply chain

The Congressionally-sponsored Cyberspace Solarium Commission has laid out a plan for the nation to reduce dependence on untrustworthy global sources in…

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What’s bad for government supply chain is bad for industry too

Hardly a day of Zoom conferences goes by without someone talking about supply chain security. But the government supply chain is ultimately also the supply chain of industry.

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