The Navy awards a $100 million contract to operate the government’s latest consortium of companies aiming to get in on the military’s increasing reliance on other transaction agreements.
Amid “battle for talent” in the military’s maintenance facilities, officials press for a relaxation of restrictions on hiring civilians
The Fincantieri Frigate is one of five semi-finalists in the US Navy’s FFG(X) (Guided-Missile Fast Frigate) competition.
The Navy wants to bring more small businesses into the fold to help foster research and innovation. The Small Business Innovation Research program assists businesses by streamlining the process to develop, test and implement technologies for use by warfighters. Robert Smith, director of SBIR, discussed this on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the 2018 Sea Air Space Expo in National Harbor, Maryland.
The service argues that in too many cases, the decision to pursue advanced educational degrees carries seriously negative career implications.
Mid-Atlantic general manager for Lyft, Stephen Taylor, discusses how his experience as a pilot for the Navy, and as an angel investor, prepared him for entrepreneurship. Taylor explains that sometimes, being an entrepreneur doesn’t mean starting from scratch.
A one-page memo restructures the Navy Department’s organizational chart, includes the elimination of the once-powerful office of the Navy CIO.
The Navy will test a new architecture that relies on web services and shared IT infrastructure in a combination of ashore and afloat clouds.
Undersecretary of the Navy Thomas Modly believes the key to implementing the new national defense strategy, not to mention prevailing in any future conflicts, is agility.
The Navy’s eight new cloud “brokers” will mostly be in charge of setting their applications up for success, with strict oversight from Navy IT leaders.