Maj. Gen. Cameron Holt, the deputy assistant secretary for contracting in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, said 80% of companies who won contracts at Pitch Days were non-traditional contractors.
The Air Force is in the middle of a major acquisition reform. Part of that is trying to learn how to work with tech startups and small businesses.
The Air Force is looking to duplicate the success of its recent pitch days later this year, with one focused on simulator technologies.
Charlie E. Williams, Jr. and Nick Tsiopanas, members of the Section 809 panel, explain why their recommendations will benefit both DoD and small firms.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a version of the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act is introduced into the Senate.