Navy Opens Bids on Major IT Hardware Contract That Includes As-A-Service Options

Companion solicitation to manage all that IT is expected to drop in the next 30 days.

NOAA Invests in a Second Round of Commercial Weather Data

The agency announced a second round of awards for its Commercial Weather Data Pilot as it preps for a third.

‘Unprecedented’ Government Spending Spree Picks Up Speed

The federal government could spend close to half its appropriated budget in the final fiscal quarter, which ends Sept. 30.

GSA Introducing Options to Help Automate Agency Contact Centers

A new special item number for Automated Contact Center Services is being added with the IT Schedule 70 refresh.

Patent Office: Can AI, Quantum Determine If a New Idea Is Really New?

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants to know if advanced tech like AI and quantum computing can help examiners sift through the world’s collective knowledge.

Lawmaker: If You Think Patching is Tough Now, It’s Going to Get Worse

Without security standards for the internet of things, the government is leaving open billions of “stupid” vulnerabilities, said Sen. Mark Warner.

For the First Time in 20 Years, GSA Opens Bids for Business Numbering System

The longtime incumbent, Dun and Bradstreet, says it plans to bid on the new contract.

Pentagon Pulls ‘Rapid Cloud Migration’ RFI

The Defense Information Systems Agency did not offer any explanation for the cancelation.

Pentagon Extends JEDI Proposal Deadline

In a new filing, the Defense Department pushed the deadline for industry to bid on its JEDI contract to Oct. 9.

Defense Department Seeks ‘Rapid Cloud Migration’ Ideas for MilCloud

MilCloud 2.0 is about to host a lot more data, and the Defense Department wants ideas for how to get it there faster.  

Pentagon Amends JEDI Contract, Moves Forward Despite Protest

The Defense Department will continue taking industry questions until Aug. 28.

Booz Allen Hamilton Wins $1 Billion CDM Contract Award

The award marks the largest ever Booz Allen federal task order, the contractor said.

USDA Wants One Hub to Connect Agency Leaders to Every Employee

The agency wants to pull disparate intranets together and allow two-way communications with employees.

One Agency Plans to Lock Employees In a Room Until They Learn Cyber Hygiene

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will be locking employees in escape rooms to test their knowledge of cybersecurity.

Changes Coming to GSA’s Breach, Identity Protection Offerings

Interested parties have until the end of the month to chime in on changes to the Data Breach and Identity Protection Services special item number.

Get Ready for a Massive Government Spending Spree

A combination of factors will see federal agencies trying to spend as much as 40 percent of their budgets in the final two months of the fiscal year.

Oracle Protests Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract

It's the first protest against the $10 billion cloud contract so far.

Census Awards Last Major IT Contract Ahead of 2020 Count

The award comes as officials work to get preparations for the 2020 count back on track.