Critical Update: Flying Cars, Valley of Death and Innovating with Intrapreneurs

In episode two, Nextgov talks with National Geospatial-Intelligence Chief Ventures Officer Christy Monaco about the business of innovation in government.

Pentagon Releases Second Draft RFP For Multibillion Dollar JEDI Cloud

The final JEDI draft request for proposal includes answers to more than 1,000 questions industry posed in the first draft RFP.

Pentagon Names First Head of Software Acquisition

The department will have an official guiding all software strategy, regardless of what platform it runs.

DOD Official Says It Won't Halt Other Cloud Contracts Because of JEDI

The Defense Department pushed back against rumors that its JEDI cloud acquisition would stifle its other cloud contracts.

FBI Considering One $5 Billion Contract For All IT Supplies, Services

A request for information sheds light on the FBI’s upcoming IT Supplies and Support Services contract, including the bureau’s preference to include all such services in a single contract.

Energy Department Offers $1.8 Billion to Dethrone China in Supercomputing

The department plans to develop at least two exascale supercomputers that would be more than 10 times more powerful than today’s reigning supercomputer.

All Bid Protests Must Be Submitted Online Starting in May

The Government Accountability Office expects the system to be more efficient.

Treasury Office Wants Security For the Cloud From the Cloud

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is conducting market research on two cloud security schemas, each of which could lead to a solicitation down the road.

Customs Needs A Vendor To Manage Financial IT In And Out Of Agency Borders

Customs and Border Protection is looking for information on a single vendor to support its financial systems and prepare to become a shared services center.

Is Amazon The Lone Frontrunner For A $10 Billion Pentagon Cloud Contract?

Amazon Web Services may be the only vendor capable of meeting Defense Department requirements for its highly-anticipated cloud contract.

Bidding War Over? CACI Withdraws Offer To Buy CSRA

CACI withdrew its $7.2 billion offer to purchase IT contractor CSRA.

Could the Online Marketplace Be a Catalyst For Procurement Transformation?

Customization and legacy systems are just two of the things federal agencies might need to let go of.

General Dynamics’ Acquisition of CSRA Is An Even Bigger Deal Than You Thought

If General Dynamics’ $9.7 billion acquisition of CSRA goes forward, the company will be the federal government’s largest technology services provider by a wide margin.

The Scary New Contracting Model That Isn’t Scary or New

“Other Transaction Authorities” might seem like a risky new acquisition method, but it’s been around longer than the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

Congress Tells Pentagon to Justify Its Single Cloud Plan

The omnibus spending package directs the Pentagon to outline its cloud strategy and share reports, costs and other details related to its JEDI procurement.

AT&T Won Secret $3.3 Billion NSA Contract Despite More Expensive Bid

Legal documents shed light on one of NSA's most important tech contracts.

FBI Issues Timeline for Secretive IT Support Contract

The bureau rolled out key dates—but not other details—for its next-generation IT contract.