Starting this week, the Air Force says it wants to introduce new participants into its supplier base where it will sign one-page contracts with small businesses.
The Air Force wants program managers to be able to spot good code in software.
The new program blueSHIFT will help the U.S. Air Force focus on awarding contracts to creative, small businesses, Secretary Heather Wilson says.
Geoff Orazem, managing partner of Easten Foundry, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how agencies of the federal government can use Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) to solve complex problems. September 25, 2018
The Air Force is still trying to figure out how to make its software more agile.
Deputy Defense secretary Patrick Shanahan alters the membership of DoD’s Cloud Executive Working Group, removing its acquisition chief, adding its CIO.
The Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office has managed to successfully transition all six of the weapons systems it’s developed into programs of record that are now controlled by the military services. The secret to its success, according to the SCO’s director, is its insistence on prototyping.