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Dan Tangherlini: Agile Practices, Shared Workspace Among Potential Gov’t Reforms

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Dan Tangherlini, administrator of the General Services Administration, told his audience at the recent ACT-IAC 2014 Executive Leadership Conference his plans for reform in government business practices, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that Tangherlini wants to encourage federal workers to take risk adopting new practices such as agile software development and a common acquisition platform …

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House of Representatives Issues Data Center Services RFP

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The House of Representatives office of the chief administrative officer is looking for a contractor to provide data center colocation services to legislative branch agencies. Industry proposals for the potential six-year data center space and operations contract are due Nov. 25, the House said Monday in a FedBizOpps solicitation notice. …

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DSCA’s Joseph Rixey: US Pushes ‘Long-Term Relationships’ Through FMS Program

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The U.S. government has facilitated a total of $34.2 billion in sales of military equipment and services for fiscal year 2014 via the foreign military sales program and other security cooperation agreements. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday total FMS sales of arms, defense equipment, training and other services totaled $31.2 billion and non-FMS sales …

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James Clapper: Federal Agencies Must Work Toward ‘Vertical’ Integration

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James Clapper, director of national intelligence, has called on federal government and law enforcement agencies to collaborate toward what he calls vertical intelligence integration. Clapper told audiences at the IATA – AVSEC World conference on Monday that “intelligence integration” has been the theme of his leadership for the past four years. He noted the …

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