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DISA Wants a Pentagon-Wide Identity Management System

The Enterprise Identity Service would let Pentagon officials oversee the access credentials and online activity of every user who touches its networks.

Putting IP Fears to Rest

The government does not need to own the intellectual property for every acquisition.

DHS Buys Sensor Tech to Measure Wait Times and Traveler Flow at Airports

The agency will use it to gain a “granular view” of passenger flow through international customs.

Diverse Perspectives Are Critical When Deploying Emerging Tech, Officials Say

New tech comes with uncertainty, which is why federal teams should seek out expertise and different opinions.

GSA Outlines Multiple Award Schedule Consolidation Efforts

Officials have been rooting out inconsistencies and duplication in the Schedules program.

GSA Certifies Two More Vendors Ahead of Task Order Deadline on $50B Telecom Contract 

Two more authorities to operate bring the total to five, with four more vendors waiting to get certified to get a piece of GSA’s massive Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract.

The Pentagon is Standing Up a Nonprofit to Assess Vendor Cybersecurity 

The organization would be responsible for running the department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification.

GAO Wants To Know The Best Way To Buy a Modernization Strategy

The agency plans to upgrade its content management and delivery systems, as well as its talent management tools. But first, it needs to decide on the best way to buy a modernization strategy.

GSA to Take Corrective Action on DEOS Cloud Contract

The General Services Administration will rework the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract to address a bid protest.

TSA’s Cloud Future Will Be A Hybrid of Agency-Approved Services

The agency released its Cloud Strategy 2.0, which calls for a mix of public and private cloud, but only from vendors pre-cleared by TSA.

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GSA Opens Bids on Commercial e-Marketplace

The project—which has been called “Amazon for government”—will start with a proof-of-concept with two or more vendors.

It’s Finally Here: GSA’s New Consolidated Schedule

The solicitation will begin the process of turning 24 award schedules into a single contracting vehicle for products and services.

Air Force Wants Custom-Built Online Game Environment to Test Out New Capabilities

The branch will host a three-phase interactive challenge to identify possible solutions.

The Case for Commercial Solutions in Government

The applications an agency is looking for are very likely already on the market, cost-effective and field-proven.  

DHS Awards Blockchain Contract to Fight Forgeries in Immigration

The agency awarded a phase one contract that tasks an Austrian company with providing a new level of interoperability across the Homeland Security Department’s siloed efforts.

GSA Teams With Pentagon AI Shop for Centers of Excellence Program

The partnership will focus on streamlining the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s internal operations and speeding up the contracting process, according to Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan.

Defense Health Agency Needs Help Consolidating Military’s Health IT Systems

The agency leading the Pentagon’s electronic health records transition is working on a global IT support contract.