DoD needs to invest heavier in emerging tech to attract new companies, experts say

The Defense Department’s small contract approach to emerging technologies isn’t helping attract business, a panel of analysts told Congress.

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Pentagon’s DIU picks new leader amid existential changes

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DoD reshuffles panel tasked with speedy adoption of cloud computing

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DIUx leader has hopes for innovation organization’s survival past January

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DIU-X touts $36 million in rapid contracts, but most dollars went to established firms

The Pentagon’s startup-style outfit for reaching out to innovative companies may have cracked the code for speeding up DoD’s famously ponderous acquisition…

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Second DIUx site adds new rung of leadership

The Defense Department released a directive explaining how it’s going to handle having East and West coast DIUx sites.

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Ash Carter brings on more innovators to upgrade DoD

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced he is adding three members to the Defense Innovation Advisory Board. Two of them are technologists and Silicon Valley regulars.

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