DoD confronting ‘Valley of Death,’ other innovation bottlenecks

The Defense Department has several small innovation storefronts like the Defense Innovation Unit, SOFWERX and AFWERX. They partner with non-traditional vendors to find solutions to some of DoD’s toughest challenges. For years, DoD has focused on building the infrastructure to find these innovations, but now it’s turning its focus to the next step in this process: the so-called “Valley of Death.” Federal News Network’s Daisy Thornton joins me with details.