Members of the Defense Innovation Board described their initial set of recommendations to fix DoD software acquisition. The Pentagon said it plans to start implementing them right away.
U.S. Cyber Command said the new Cyber Excepted Service has cut its time-to-hire by 60 percent. But so far, DoD has only used the new personnel system for a few hundred positions.
The Army, over the next two years, plans to fundamentally reshape the way it delivers IT on its bases with an “as-a-service” delivery model.
The legislative branch doesn’t lack for watchdog offices, but as agencies continue to adopt emerging technology at an accelerating pace, lawmakers and good-government groups have reviewed their calls to bring back the Office of Technology Assessment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Postal Service is asking industry for an autonomous vehicle that can follow a route while a mail carrier is able to sort the mail for delivery.
Three years after Congress gave DoD permission to set up a separate personnel system to attract cyber talent, officials say they’re on the verge of an “exponential” increase in usage of the Cyber Excepted Service.
The Defense Information Systems Agency acknowledges problems with DoD’s Joint Regional Security Stacks, says it’s working through “mission partner concerns” in five areas.
For the second year in a row, the director of Operational Test and Evaluation said the Joint Regional Security Stacks are neither operationally effective nor operationally suitable.
Among the options the Pentagon is considering: Conducting its own assessments of whether subcontractors are meeting new requirements to comply with NIST.
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