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Why a national cyber academy is a bad idea

A cybersecurity academy modeled on the military academies isn't an efficient use of resources, but rather ROTC programs are a better option.

AT&T wins $300M DISA telephony award

AT&T wins a $300 million contract for telephony and trunking services across both of the Americas regions for the next 10 years.

Federal court system planning cloud computing contract

The federal court system is planning a pilot program to shift services such as infrastructure provisioning, development and website management to a cloud computing environment.

PROJECT 38: Our pick of the episodes worth a second listen

We produced nearly 50 episodes of our podcast in 2021. Here is a sampling of those that will offer insights and lessons of equal value in 2022 as they were when first released.

Northrop wants L3Harris kicked out of $500M jammer competition

Northrop Grumman has asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to ban L3Harris from a $500 million competition to build the next-generation jammer for the Navy's EA-18 Growler aircraft.

GAO: Navy should disqualify Booz Allen from $400M Navy win

Two former Navy officials helped shape Booz Allen Hamilton's winning bid for a nearly $400 million Navy task order, but the Government Accountability Office agrees with incumbent Serco Inc. that the winner had an unfair advantage.

Why milCloud's end hurts DISA and General Dynamics IT

General Dynamics IT will lose a prestigious program when its contract to run the milCloud 2.0 service ends in the spring, but the Defense Information Systems Agency also faces potential risks as the new multiple-cloud contract to replace JEDI advances.

GSA adds 8 companies to COMET IT system modernization vehicle

The General Services Administration adds eight companies to an IT modernization contract vehicle for upgrading and replacing procurement and back-office systems.

What's behind WT's new look

Our website's new design is likely noticeable by now. We've gone through some significant changes but our mission remains the same -- provide you the best coverage of the business of federal government contracting.