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Agencies Can Add to Their CDM Rollouts If They Foot the Bill

Rather than wait for funding through the Homeland Security Department, agencies can use a particular task order modification to get what they need, when they need it.

Say Goodbye to GSA’s 24 Multiple Awards Schedules

The agency is consolidating the schedules into a single vehicle to make it easier to do business with government.

Government Contractors Face New Data Breach Disclosure and Investigation Requirements

A planned rule would require contractors to save images of breached systems and allow agencies access.

GSA Seeking a Vendor to Manage Its Platform-as-a-Service Offering Cloud.gov

The contract will call for developing code, troubleshooting issues and monitoring for operational failures and security incidents.

GSA to Expand Beyond Phones for Mobility Solutions

The updated special item number will include mobile security, app development and vetting and more, instead of just carriers and devices.

Draft Federal Data Strategy Too ‘Unwieldy’ to Implement, Stakeholders Say

Stakeholders who use, generate and rely on federal data got a chance to speak directly to fellows working on the strategy set for release next year.

Administration’s Shared Services Push Starts In Familiar Place: Payroll

Officials said the NewPay payroll and work schedule system will be a case study for rolling out other shared services across government.

Three Agencies Tap Technology Modernization Fund in Second Round

After the second round of projects, about $31.5 million is left in the TMF coffers.

Pentagon Announces Major Changes to Its Other Multibillion-Dollar Cloud Contract

The Defense Department’s partnership with the General Services Administration leads to a rethought Defense Enterprise Office Solutions competition.

Air Force Turns to GSA For $5.5 Billion Next-Gen IT Contract

The 2GIT contract will replace the Air Force’s NETCENTS-2 vehicle and will be open to all government buyers.

GSA Took 800 Days to Notify Some Data Breach Victims

The agency also changed its rules in ways that could make notifications for breach victims less timely, an agency auditor found.

GSA Hopes eBuy Transparency Will Lead To More Competition, Not More Protests

A select group of buyers will be posting their award information on FedBizOpps during the one-year pilot.

USDA Saved Millions So Far Due to Centers of Excellence

The Agriculture Department has avoided $26 million in spending due to the first phase of its modernization effort.

FBI Drops Full and Open Competition for $5 Billion IT Recompete

The bureau will turn to GSA’s schedules to fill out its IT Supplies and Support Services contract.

GSA’s Tech Teams Increasingly Important to Administration’s Tech Priorities

18F and the Technology Transformation Services face a more certain future than just two years ago.