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GSA’s Centers of Excellence, OPM Issue RFIs on Retirement Benefit App Modernization Projects

The General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence initiative and the Office of Personnel Management have partnered to modernize OPM’s two applications used to determine retirement benefits of federal employees, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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FAA to Cease FedBizOpps Contracting Announcements

The Federal Aviation Administration is advising interested vendors that contracting opportunities with the agency and other related announcements will be posted on the new FAA Contract Opportunities website.

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy, Anthony O’Brien to Speak at Baird’s 2019 Global Industrial Conference on Nov. 7

Raytheon announced on Tuesday that 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, Chairman and CEO of the company Thomas Kennedy and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Anthony O'Brien will speak on November 7th at Baird’s 2019 Global Industrial Conference. 

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Senate Committee OKs DHS Bug Bounty Program Bill

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved a bill, sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Maggie Hassan (D-New Hampshire),  that would establish a bug bounty pilot program at the Department of Homeland Security. The Hack Department of Homeland Security Act would allow DHS to enlist the help …

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Federal Agency Participants Develop Virtual Assistant Prototypes Under GSA’s Citizen Tech Initiative

The General Services Administration has hosted a “hackathon” that gathered participants from various federal agencies to build prototypes of artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistants such as voice-activated systems, chatbots, intelligent websites and automated call centers. Justin Herman, manager of social media and digital engagement programs at GSA’s Technology Transformation Service, wrote in an blog post published …

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CSIS Task Force Recommends Cybersecurity Agenda for Trump Administration

A task force of the Center for Strategic and International Studies has published a report that suggests a list of cybersecurity objectives for President-elect Donald Trump, GovInfoSecurity reported Wednesday. Eric Chabrow writes the CSIS Cyber Policy Task Force’s report titled “From Awareness to Action: A Cybersecurity Agenda for the 45th President” calls on the …

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National Technical Information Service Seeks Joint Venture Partners for Federal Data Platform Dev’t Effort

The Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service has asked companies, nonprofit and research organizations to submit proposals for the development of platforms and services that aim to streamline federal data collection, interoperability and analysis. NTIS said in a notice posted June 15 on the Federal Register selected organizations will collaborate …

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