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The 2018 National Military Strategy approved in December and submitted to the secretary of defense and Congress in accordance with statutory requirements but currently [there are] no plans to roll out an [unclassified] public version of the document.

Traditionally, the National Military Strategy, published at different intervals since the late 1990s, has come in an open format.
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The Transportation Security Administration has put a marker on when it plans to debut the solicitation for its next agile technology development contract.

In a pre-award action notice posted Friday, TSA officials said they anticipate releasing the solicitation for the Flexible Agile Scalable Teams (FAST) contract on or before March 13.
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The Defense Department’s longstanding culture of internally sourcing and acquiring the best, most innovative capabilities is mostly dead; with the notable exception of some highly classified programs.

“Commercial entities now drive leading edge technology and its refresh rate, creating a need for changes to the legacy acquisition culture.
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Many veterans face a frustrating catch-22 upon exiting the military: Most jobs require experience, but it’s almost impossible to get experience without a job.

That’s where a program like Apprenti comes in. It removes the burden of experience and education by immediately placing qualifying veterans in relatively well-paying technology apprenticeships, where they will learn the skills required to succeed in the industry.
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Climate change, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and cyberattacks lead a list of the most-feared global threats, according to a new survey.

The Pew Research Center study released Sunday found that respondents in 13 of 26 countries surveyed listed global climate change as a top international threat.
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With access to the metadata of one billion digital citizens engaging in uncountable daily digital activities, China is accumulating vast amounts of metadata to develop, refine and deploy its AI systems to achieve its strategic objectives.

China’s AI hegemonic quest will challenge the United States’ ability to maintain its dominant political, economic, and security presence in the region
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It is not a “close the deal” scenario. Social selling is an adjunct process that helps open doors and keep them open.
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The Pentagon has published its long-awaited enterprise cloud strategy.

The document lays out the current defense IT operating environment, the department’s strategic objectives, approaches and guiding principles, and how it will implement.
DOD Unveils Enterprise Cloud Strategy
DOD Unveils Enterprise Cloud Strategy
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The Department of Veterans Affairs’ recent decision to fast-track new patient-scheduling software instead of a successfully piloted platform could mean it will be several more years before veterans facilities nationwide have modernized scheduling functionality.
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There have been many negative economic, social and societal impacts to the nation resulting from the recently ended federal government shutdown.

Among them, the huge delays and back-up in the pipeline of all manner of contractual delays .
Cleaning Up The Shutdown Contracting Mess
Cleaning Up The Shutdown Contracting Mess
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