Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Stephen Welby told Federal News Radio in an exclusive interview how DoD is allaying commercial industry’s acquisition fears.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is revamping the Defense Innovation Unit Experiment before it even turns a year old.
Silicon Valley companies once kept their distance from stodgy Washington, with its perceived urge to tax, regulate, coddle unions and dole out favors. Now they cozy up to government.
The Navy said it wants to look outside the box for new solutions to its challenges with cybersecurity and embedded platform systems. Navy Deputy CIO Janice Haith said the service will launch a contest later this month to solicit ideas from its own workforce on getting rid of or modernizing outdated, tactical systems.
The Defense Department released a directive explaining how it’s going to handle having East and West coast DIUx sites.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s defense innovation hub continues to live up to its concept, iterating and improving rapidly as it becomes bi-coastal.
DIUX, the Defense Department innovation unit in Silicon Valley, is expanding to Austin, Texas and other places. Does that mean Secretary Ash Carter is dissing the companies right here in the D.C. region? Venture capitalist Jonathan Aberman, chairman of Amplifier Ventures, gives his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Defense Department talks a big game on innovation, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to take big risks with investments.
DoD’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental fell on hard times, but it could be hitting a resurgence.
DIUx is panning for diamonds. The Pentagon may not really need this elaborate apparatus.