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DoD efforts to improve software acquisition hampered by gaps in understanding workforce

The Defense Department simply doesn’t know how many people are in its software workforce, let alone how they’re trained, promoted or recruited.

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New government contracting center aims to fill independent research, education void

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Teaching open systems to the next generation of defense engineers

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Defense acquisition workers seeing a new era in training

The Defense Department and Army are changing the way they hire and train acquisition professionals.

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Agencies could learn a thing or two from DoD’s approach to buying services

The Defense Department mandated the use of a services acquisition workshop in 2012 for all procurements worth more than $1 billion. The success of the…

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Congress to scrutinize DoD multi-year contracts under proposed rule

The Defense Department will have to fill Congress in on certain conditions surrounding multi-year contracts 30 days before they are awarded if a new proposed rule is adopted.

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