Mike Scott, deputy director of logistics operations at the Defense Logistics Agency, has been promoted to the position of vice director.Read More »
The U.S. Marine Corps will acquire around 1,300 Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles to transition away from the Army/Navy Portable Visual Search devices deployed since the 1990’s, DVIDS reported Tuesday. USMC’s program office plans to issue a final request for proposals for nearly 16,000 of the hybrid binocular night vision and clip-on thermal imaging devices in the near future.Read More »
The General Services Administration plans to issue a playbook to guide the agency and potentially the entire government in automating digital tasks, FCW reported Wednesday. GSA wants to utilize robotic process automation bots, which can automate various tasks, such as data manipulation, data entry, email handling, data reconciliation and extracting data from documents.Read More »
The Defense Department has received a recommendation from the Government Accountability Office directing military departments and the Defense Logistics Agency to follow a criteria for measuring the performance of utilities privatization contracts.
The GAO said in a report published Tuesday that military departments have failed to note the costs and reliability of utility commodities and modifications, as well as evaluate contractor performance during utility privatization efforts for military installations.
The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Defense Department come up with a strategy that would help identify the type of data to collect and determine how they will use the data to evaluate time frames for awarding contracts. GAO said in a report published Monday it examined the time between …Read More »
Kurt Wendelken, assistant commander of supply chain technology and systems integration at the Naval Supply Systems Command, has said NAVSUP will reassess its business processes as it looks to move information technology systems to a cloud-based platform, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. “We’ve got a number of different initiatives internally where we …Read More »
Air Force Lt. Col. Ross Morrell, chief of the center of cloud excellence at the U.S. Transportation Command, has said Transcom has initiated efforts to influence the organizational culture in order to facilitate the migration of applications to the cloud. “We brought our acquisition community early on to help us …Read More »
The Defense Department has asked “fourth estate” agencies that have workloads in 105 data centers to move their applications to a Defense Information Systems Agency-managed commercial cloud platform, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. A May 3 memo says fourth estate agencies should migrate virtualized workloads to the milCloud 2.0 platform …Read More »