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Treasury Dept Issues RFI on Mobile Device Mgmt System

The Treasury Department has begun its search for industry sources to support the implementation of a system for the department to manage mobile devices and applications. The department said in FedBizOpps notice published Friday it seeks potential vendors that can provide mobile device management integration, help desk and support services for approximately 100,000 users. The Treasury wants …

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VA Eyes Sofware-as-a-Service Model for VistA EHR System

The Department of Veterans Affairs has posted a request for information on cloud-based commercial platforms in a move to identify a potential alternative for VA’s electronic health record system. VA said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice the department is interested in a software-as-a-service model to manage the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture platforms that are not …

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Bryan McVeigh: Army to Seek Industry Input on Robotic Mule Development

The U.S. Army looks to procure as many as 20 robotic mules from industry for operational test and evaluation by the military service’s brigade combat teams, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. Stew Magnuson writes Bryan McVeigh, project manager for force protection at the Army, said the service branch will publish a request for information soon to …

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State Dept Issues RFI on Mobile Biometric & Biographic Data Collection Tech

The State Department has posted a request for information on mobile data collection devices that work to obtain biometric and biographic information. The office of the chief technology officer within the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security seeks devices that weigh three pounds or less; can communicate wirelessly through a virtual private network; and can function in …

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Army Surveys Potential Tech Sources for Fake Social Media Account Removal Effort

The U.S. Army has issued a request for information to gather input from potential vendors that can support the military branch in efforts to identify, report and mitigate imposter social media accounts. The Army Contracting Command will conduct the market research on behalf of the service branch’s Office of the Chief of Public Affairs to identify …

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CFPB Seeks Info on Potential Credit Process Applications of Alternative Data & Modeling Techniques

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants information on the potential applications of alternative financial data and modeling approaches in the credit process. Responses to the request for information could help CFPB understand benefits and risks related to financial service providers’ use of alternative data and modeling techniques, the bureau said in a …

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IARPA Seeks Ideas to Detect Gene-Edited Organisms

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has issued a request for information on methods and tools to detect genetically altered biological organisms, Nextgov reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes IARPA aims to prevent the misuse of genome editing techniques that may have adverse impact on the country’s economy, public health and national security. The IARPA …

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