Happy Friday, Readers! We hope you had a great week and are looking forward to a fun Super Bowl Sunday. If you aren’t a Chiefs or Eagles fan, there’s always the food and halftime show to look forward to! Enjoy the weekend.
This week in federal government contracting saw an interesting perspective on contracting law and national power, new cloud computing and IT policies and initiatives, and AI potentially helping to write contracts.
- Government Contracts Law as an Instrument of National Power: A Perspective from the Department of the Air Force [SSRN]
- DoD builds AI tool to speed up ‘antiquated process’ for contract writing [FedNewsNet]
- GAO preparing first-of-its-kind estimate of total fraud across all federal programs [FedNewsNet]
- The long-running FedRAMP program for cloud computing just became law [FedNewsNet]
- Category management — never quite trusted on the civilian side — comes to Defense acquisition [FedNewsNet]
- Dynamic Systems Denied $1 Million Army Contract Wage Cost Claim [BlmLaw]
- Deputy federal CIO: OMB seeks evidence of zero trust progress when deciding which IT projects to fund [FedScoop]
- White House looks to shore up public trust in government websites [FCW]
- House panel presses FAA to speed up modernization [FCW]
- Data Call for Report to Congress on Department of Defense Use of Other
- Transactions for Prototype Projects Fiscal Year 2022 [DoD]
- Falmouth Man Sentenced to Five Years for Federal Program Fraud, Wire Fraud [DoJ]
- Medical Equipment Suppliers Convicted of Health Care Fraud [DoJ]