Andrew Marshall

Report: DoD Net Assessment Director Andrew Marshall Eyes January Retirement

Andrew Marshall Andrew Marshall, the 93-year-old director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Net Assessment, will retire in January following 41 years at the helm of DoD’s ...
money-graph

CSIS’ David Berteau: Pentagon Cut 2012-13 Contract Spending Under Sequester

The Center for Strategic and International Studies has released a new study that says sequestration reduced the Defense Department‘s overall spending by $56 billion between ...
Lettre, Marcel

Profile: Marcel Lettre, Principal Deputy Defense Undersecretary for Intelligence

Marcel Lettre serves as principal deputy defense undersecretary for intelligence and functions as program executive for the country’s military intelligence program. He represents ...
cybersecurity

Papay, Cilluffo, Cardash: Pentagon Should Make Cyber a System Design Requirement

Cybersecurity practitioners Michael Papay, Frank Cilluffo and Sharon Cardash urge the Defense Department to establish cybersecurity as a requirement in system design and architecture ...
DAU Defense Acquisition University

Defense Acquisition University Gives Program Mgmt Tips in Smart Shutdown Guidebook

The Defense Acquisition University has released guidance for Defense Department program managers on shutting down a program or contract, noting that the department faces the potential ...
business startup

Andre Gudger: DoD Bolsters Small Business Programs to Exceed FY14 Contracting Goal

Andre Gudger, director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Small Business Programs, has indicated an increase in small-business contracting with the agency exceeding its goals ...
GAO

GAO Urges DoD, DHS Acquisition Personnel to Review Market Research Procedures

The Government Accountability Office has urged acquisition personnel at the departments of Defense and Homeland Security to re-examine their documentation procedures on procurement ...
acquisition policy

DoD, GSA, NASA Publish Final Rule on Federal Procurement Instrument ID System

The Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA have released the final rule on establishing a uniform identification system to standardize procurement activities across ...
Andrew Weber

DoD’s Andrew Weber Accepts New Role in State Department’s Ebola Coordination Unit

Andrew Weber Andrew Weber, assistant secretary for nuclear, chemical and biological defense programs at the Pentagon, plans to leave the agency for the State Department later this ...
technology test

David Brown: DoD, DHS to Push for Earlier Developmental Testing

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security and Defense Department want to bring technology tests to an earlier stage in the acquisition process before any production contracts ...