agile acquisition

  • Agile acquisition: Why it makes sense to plan from future backward

    Kevin White, Gissa Sateri, and Pawin Chawanasunthornpot of REI Systems explains how agencies can move toward agile development.

  • New DoD cyber test procedures emphasize resilience over compliance

    Pentagon’s new guidance tells testers to examine supply chain for electronic components, reduce ‘check the box’ mentality

  • Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

    The General Services Administration’s 18F has more business than it can handle. The special software development team has agreements with about 17 agencies. That’s bringing in a constant stream of work. That demand for development is driving a new blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for agile development services. It needs to offer alternative sources for agencies needing fast turnaround applications. Greg Godbout is the executive director of 18F. On the Federal Drive with Tom Temin, he tells executive editor Jason Miller about plans to get the BPA up and running in the coming year.

  • Army deploys first fruits of agile acquisition process

    Hundreds of pieces of equipment the Army has assembled as part of its new network modernization strategy will deploy with soldiers to Afghanistan on Oct. 1, the first results of the Army’s transition to capability set management.

  • CIOs use ‘agile acquisition’ to modernize, cut costs

    In the world of federal information technology, the buzz is around ”agile acquisition”. Led by the Office of Management and Budget, agency chief information officers are being asked to build IT modernization in smaller, more modular programs — and for less money. Federal News Radio’s Max Cacas brings the latest from the AFCEA luncheon.