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Frank Kendall Implements Policy Changes for Competitive Defense Procurements

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall has sent a memo to defense agency leaders on Friday to inform them of changes in competitive solicitation requirements, Federal ...
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Chuck Hagel Officially Welcomes 4 Senior Pentagon Leaders

Chuck H The Defense Department held a ceremony Monday to celebrate the addition of Michael McCord, Jessica Wright, Jamie Morin and Christine Wormuth to the agency’s senior leadership ...
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DoD, DHS Officials: Tech Evaluation Should Be Part of Acquisition Process

The departments of Defense and Homeland Security want their project managers to assess technology products early in the acquisition process to identify potential performance issues, ...
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MeriTalk: Federal Government Could Save $16.5B By Improving Data Mgmt

MeriTalk has announced results of its new report “Consolidation Aggravation: Tip of the Data Management Iceberg,” a study created in collaboration with Actifio that ...
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Chuck Hagel: Prevention, Collaboration the Focus of DoD’s Anti-WMD Strategy

Chuck Hagel The Pentagon has updated its countermeasures for weapons of mass destruction to focus efforts on preventing high-yield explosive activities at an early stage, the American ...
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Frank Kendall: Workforce Training Critical to Defense Acquisition Reform

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, the Pentagon’s acquisitions chief, said the Defense Department should strive to continuously improve its acquisition system, especially in light of budget ...
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Senate Eyes Bonuses for DoD Cyber Mission Forces

Chuck Hagel Lawmakers are looking to pass new legislation that could soon see scarce cyber hires at the Defense Department receive incentive pay and bonuses to help the agency compete ...
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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Federal Agencies to Spend $6B on Big Data Tech By 2018

Deltek analyst Alex Rossino forecasts that federal agencies’ spending on big data management tools and services will grow from $4.99 billion in 2014 to $5.77 billion in 2018, ...
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VA to Seek EHR System Ideas Through Public Competitions

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to hold prize competitions to gather ideas on how to modernize its system for managing veterans’ electronic health records, Nextgov reported ...
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Chuck Hagel Stresses Relationships, Capacity-Building with Latin America Partners

Chuck Hagel Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is in Latin America this week to continue his bid to strengthen U.S. military ties with neighbors and persuade allies to upgrade their readiness, ...