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How to mitigate the threat of industrial base consolidation

There is a high barrier to entry for companies to do business with government and DoD. This means DoD does not always have access to the most innovative…

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Who says small innovators can’t get big federal contracts?

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DIU opens latest innovation outpost, expanding its presence to the Midwest

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A great example of how training, education benefits people, mission

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Defense Innovation Unit shares lessons learned about acquisition of prototypes

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OTAs and beyond: Scaling innovation in Defense contracting

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Meet the new second in command of procurement at the IRS

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Amid explosion in DoD’s use of OTAs, myths abound about how and whether to use them

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DoD spending data tells us how serious the Pentagon is about a shift to great power competition

A new analysis of contracting data by the Center for Strategic and International Studies shows some glimmers of a shift in spending priorities starting…

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OTAs and FAR: Lessons learned with non traditional contractors during the pandemic

Federal spending for large quantities of medical supplies sucked in many companies doing business with the government for the first time. In fact, five…

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Rise in OTAs for federal contracting brings mixed blessings

The IBM Center for the Business of Government has sponsored a detailed analysis of OTAs and how the government is using them.

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