Congress should exempt Pentagon from Clinger-Cohen Act, panel says
The Section 809 Panel argues in a new report that Congress should exempt DOD from the Clinger-Cohen Act provisions under Title 40 of the U.S. code.
VA taps Booz Allen Hamilton for mobile cloud contract
The department selected the McLean, Va.-based IT contractor to set up a new cloud mobile platform and migrate 20 to 30 existing applications.
DOD is taking applications for 2019’s Rapid Innovation Fund
Tech vendors, especially small businesses, could get up to $3 million in funding for "innovative technologies" that "meet critical national security needs."
VA needs a contractor to help test its new EHR
The department issued an RFI for testing to help ensure the electronic health records platform is deployed on-time and within budget.
Shutdown impacts may be rippling beyond shuttered agencies
“How long can people work if they are not getting paid? That’s a question we’ve never tested to this level before. It is pretty scary,” said David Berteau, president of the Professional Services Council.
While interest in robotics is growing, RPA needs some ‘home runs’
"I think we need a number of home runs” to get robotic process automation to take, said one government expert.
Microsoft Outlook mobile cleared for DOD use
The mobile version of Microsoft's personal information management software, Outlook, will now be available to all federal customers.
Air Force wants startups to answer the call for $40M
The pitch competition will offer startups the chance to win small awards on the same day.
HHS standing up AI contract that other agencies can use
The department's Program Support Center wants vendors for a new contract vehicle offering artificial intelligence, automation and other emerging technology services.
Air Force leverages innovative GSA contract for DevOps pilot procurement
The CSO is designed to be easier than the Federal Acquisition Regulation for both government and contractors.