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DOD is Taking Applications for 2019’s Rapid Innovation Fund
Author: Tajha Chappellet-Lanier
The Department of Defense has opened applications for the 2019 edition of its Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) — a program that offers up to $3 million in funding for “innovative technologies” that “meet critical national security needs.”

OTAs: Increasing or Decreasing Acquisition Complexity?
Author: Michael Fischetti 
Other Transaction Agreements, or OTAs, are procurement instruments – other than contracts, grants or cooperative agreements – intended to create flexible business arrangements to acquire research and development, advance technology or quickly develop a prototype.

Small Biz Left Holding the Bag on Pre-Shutdown Work
Author: Adam Mazmanian
Without the cash reserves and diverse portfolios of major contractors, small businesses with contracts at shuttered agencies are facing big problems -- and to top it off, they're having problems collecting on work done before the shutdown.

Should Vendors Submit Contract Bids During a Government Shutdown?
Author: Aaron Boyd
Federal contractors large and small should be prepared for a long government shutdown. But what about the contracting opportunities currently in play?

What's Driving Federal IT in 2019?
Author: Mike Maiorana
Over the years, we have seen the federal IT landscape evolve, and this year will be no different. In 2019, we will continue to see federal agencies move full speed ahead with technology that will allow government to enhance citizen experiences and prepare for emerging technology.

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