acquisition policy

DoD, DHS Officials: Tech Evaluation Should Be Part of Acquisition Process

The departments of Defense and Homeland Security want their project managers to assess technology products early in the acquisition process to identify potential performance issues, ...
William-Lynn

DRS CEO William Lynn: Pentagon Should Adopt a Global Approach to Tech R&D

William Lynn William Lynn, CEO of DRS Technologies and Finmeccanica North America, said the Pentagon must think globally in order for the U.S. military to gain access to cutting-edge ...
FCCSeal

Mignon Clyburn: Tech Mergers Present Opportunity in Broadcast, Wireless Services

Mignon Clyburn, a commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission, believes consolidation in the private sector provides opportunity for stakeholders to enhance technology services, ...
virtual training

Dan Doney: Eight Firms to Demonstrate Tech Through DIA’s ‘Open Innovation Gateway’

The Defense Intelligence Agency has unveiled an online interface for vendors to demonstrate their technology offerings to mission users, American Forces Press Service reported Thursday. Cheryl ...
Robert Hale

Robert Hale: Industry Should Be Upfront About Military Tech Costs

Robert Hale Robert Hale, outgoing Pentagon comptroller, has said the contracting industry could help military customers manage investments by explaining to them a technology’s ...
cloud

NIST Forms Three Cloud Computing Working Groups

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is set to establish three cloud computing working groups with the goal of meeting cloud computing requirements of the industry and ...
DARPA

DARPA Investing in Science, Engineering Projects to Develop New Military Capabilities

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked industry to suggest ideas for applying science and engineering in the development of military defense and national security technology, ...
research and development RD

Navy Researchers Solicit Non-Lethal Public Safety Tech Ideas

The Office of Naval Research is seeking industry proposals for non-lethal systems that can be deployed to subdue potentially dangerous people and activities that endanger public safety, ...
Robert Work

Robert Work Eyes Tech Offset Initiative to Maintain US Military’s Edge

Robert Work Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has started to share pieces of his plan to help the U.S. military maintain its strategic edge through technological offset, Defense ...
DataCenter

SSA Readies $200M Data Center for Opening; Bill Zelinski Comments

The Social Security Administration is preparing to open its new data center after nearly two years of work, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes that network infrastructure ...