The Pentagon has launched a new data gathering effort to try to detect sole-source vendors who are making excess profits by hiding their cost data from contracting officers.
The new Army Futures Command is up and running in Austin. But realigning the service’s modernization bureaucracy to operate in concert will take at least another year.
With new Rapid Sustainment Office, Air Force looks to cut costs it pays to vendors for boutique parts that it could manufacture on its own.
One senator is worried Futures Command could harm small business.
Army acquisition chief says government-industry relationships over intellectual property have become too “sloppy.”
First volume of three expected reports from the “Section 809” panel seeks changes in areas ranging from business IT to contract oversight and commercial buying.
A congressionally-mandated study finds that although there has been an uptick in bid protests in recent years, no evidence exists that companies are filing them willy-nilly.
Army plans to assemble a vendor consortium with the goal of conducting 6-24 cyber prototyping projects a year, each within 30 days.
Borrowing from an existing exemption for foreign military sales, DoD wants more flexibility to waive its requirement for vendors to supply cost and pricing data in domestic procurements.
DISA will hold its first industry listening session — called “Inside Industry” — during the first week in December.