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."

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VA needs a contractor to help test its new EHR

by Billy Mitchell • 13 hours ago

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

by Carten Cordell • 1 day ago

“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’

by Carten Cordell • 2 days ago

"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

by Carten Cordell • 4 days ago

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

by Neil Fotre • 1 week ago

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

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

The department's Program Support Center wants vendors for a new contract vehicle offering artificial intelligence, automation and other emerging technology services.

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