Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with Navy acquisition chief James Geurts during the Modern Day Marine Military Expo in Quantico, Virginia.
John Wood, CEO of Telos, said the administration’s focus on cloud, cybersecurity and IT modernization make it a good time to be a government contractor.
The Pentagon is using its Other Transaction Authority for “nontraditional” contractors to replace the Defense Travel System. But the recipient is a Fortune 500 company.
The 2019 Defense Authorization bill includes a host of acquisition changes that impact both DoD and the government more broadly.
With new OTA for information warfare, the Navy hopes to quickly push its cyber demands to industry, but also get answers to questions it hadn’t thought to ask.
The Defense Information Systems Agency used an Other Transaction Agreement to perform the work, so its scope is unclear. And at least for now, so is the winning firm’s identity.
The organization that supports SOCOM’s warfighters is more conservative than they are, and only just beginning to experiment with the newest business and technological capabilities.
Richard Beutel, founder of Cyrrus Analytics and an acquisition policy expert, makes the case for why OTAs are an important supplement to the current procurement system.
DISA issued a solicitation to a consortium of more than 500 vendors for the case management system under National Background Investigations Services initiative.
The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command is the latest DoD organization to jump on the OTA bandwagon with an arrangement that would spend $100 million on 14 cyber technology areas.