An audit of a sample of DoD’s contracts with Transdigm found half the company’s earnings were “excess” profit, but the inspector general said the findings highlight a need for broad policy changes.
The departments of the Air Force, Education and Homeland Security are all in the process of transitioning public facing functions into digital applications. Each has a broad customer base with very specific needs that need to be taken into account to provide a good customer experience.
In today’s Federal Newscast, former venture capitalist Michael Kratsios is tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer.
For a progress report on construction activity, Walter Reed Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff Theresa Lavoie checked in with Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the defense community.
Members of the Defense Innovation Board described their initial set of recommendations to fix DoD software acquisition. The Pentagon said it plans to start implementing them right away.
A recent Government Accountability Office award protest decision seemed to establish a new rule for how contract negotiations are conducted.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration says it now sees an opportunity to build on many of the 14 cross-agency priority goals outlined in the President’s Management Agenda.
The White House plans on spending 5 percent more to secure federal networks and data in 2020, with more than half of the funding going toward Defense Department cybersecurity. Get this story and others in today’s Federal Newscast.
California brought home the most money from DoD in 2017.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration is changing how it verifies that companies are eligible to do business with or receive assistance from the government.
U.S. Cyber Command said the new Cyber Excepted Service has cut its time-to-hire by 60 percent. But so far, DoD has only used the new personnel system for a few hundred positions.
Each military service plans a substantial boost in facility sustainment funding in 2020, but far from enough to erase a years-long backlog of deferred projects.
The Pentagon and its inspector general said recent discoveries of tens of millions of dollars in uncatalogued parts offer concrete evidence of the audit’s direct connection to military readiness.
The Air Force is paying more attention to its installations, as the deferred maintenance bill gets higher.