After three years and a serious reprimand from Congress, the Defense Department finally released its guidance for the processes governing middle-tier acquisition.
Congress has ordered DoD to give losing bidders detailed information about why they weren’t chosen. DoD’s alleged failure to do that in the JEDI case may have contributed to the protest Amazon lodged in federal court.
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) wants DoD to pick up the pace on implementing laws.
Former federal IT executives say the 1996 law is not the problem, but it’s the processes that grew up around the Clinger-Cohen Act are making IT acquisition too difficult.
In today’s panel, we discuss the renewed focus on commercial items, and there are a lot of contemporary reasons to do so.
The Defense Department is still implementing provisions of laws made almost two years ago.
The Senate Armed Services Committee and its subcommittees are marking up the defense authorization bill in a completely classified setting.
Former deputy undersecretary of Defense Bill Greenwalt will serve as the Professional Services Council’s new senior advisor for research and development, the group announced Wednesday.
The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental thinks it’s learned a thing or two about rapid acquisition over the year since its initial standup, and sees no good reason why the rest of the Defense Department can’t use the same techniques it’s put in place to award new contracts in 60 days or less.
CompTIA decides to get out of the federal sector and focus on its core capabilities.