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Air Force Casts a Wide Net For Cyber Warfare Tools
Author: Dawn Lim
The Air Force is scanning the market for “cyber warfare systems” tools, in an acknowledgment of the need to open up the opaque and inaccessible space to new players, documents show.
House panel rejects BRAC request
Author: Amber Corrin
A House subcommittee on May 23 rejected requests from Defense Department officials for another round of Base Realignment and Closure, introducing a provision into the 2014 defense authorization markup to prohibit it.
GSA Managers Faulted for Overruling Contracting Officers
Author: Charles S. Clark
Acquisition managers at the General Services Administration “undermined the integrity of the procurement process” when they overruled underlings and altered the administration of $900 million in multiple award schedule contracts with major software firms, an audit found.
DoD Looking at Sequestration Impact to 2014 Budget
Author: MARCUS WEISGERBER
Pentagon officials in the coming weeks will examine how to modify the US Defense Department’s 2014 budget proposal if sequestration spending caps remain in place.
States are being pound-foolish in moving slowly to the cloud
Author: Paul McCloskey, Rutrell Yasin
Cloud computing may be old hat to those working in the IT field, but there seems to be a surprising amount of inertia on cloud adoption, even among public-sector agencies where failure to share data, storage and other services comes at a high cost.
Why government's move to the cloud has gone stagnant
Author: Shawn McCarthy
Today's accepted wisdom is that the federal government is steadily expanding its use of cloud-based computing. But the reality is a bit different. Although the long-term growth potential for government cloud solutions remains high, we are currently experiencing a significant lull.
Unraveling the facts about GWACs
Author: Brian Robinson
Obama administration officials say there are too many IT procurement vehicles, and they want agencies to consolidate their buying around existing interagency contracts rather than launch new ones.