The Army, Navy, and Air Force on Monday released their supplier performance ratings shortlists for 2016 — an honor roll for contractors’ business units scored highly by the military acquisition community.
DoD’s newest procurement system attempts to walk the line between best value and lowest-priced, technically acceptable.
DoD’s new procurement evaluation process, value-adjusted total evaluated price, is part of a movement away from subjective evaluation of enhancements, and toward a more objective and quantifiable system.
Jack Midgley, executive officer, Defense and Social Infrastructure, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Co. Ltd., joins host Roger Waldron to discuss the company’s 2016 Global Defense Outlook. June 28, 2016
Silicon Valley technology company Palantir plans to sue the Army, claiming that the military service has shown bias against off-the-shelf products in its solicitation for a $206 million intelligence IT contract.
Deborah Pierre-Louis, director of IT Security Policy, Liaison, and Training, Bureau of Information Resource Management, Department of State, discusses cybersecurity training, perimeter-based security, and security by design. June 14, 2016
A Bahrain owned company also saw a increases in government contracting, while GE and Verizon lost federal business.
Steve Blank teaches Hacking for Defense, a new course at Stanford University that links students with defense agencies to promote innovation in engineering.
The Professional Services Council and IT Alliance for Public Sector say lowest price technically acceptable is the wrong process to use when evaluating ENCORE III bidders.
Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Dr. Caroline Mahoney of the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center discuss new technology on Pentagon Solutions.
Katherine Blakeley, research fellow for the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss her new report on the seven areas to watch in the FY 2017 defense budget. April 29, 2016
The under secretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics assured lawmakers that the DoD is keeping a close eye on the cybersecurity measures of its vendors.
The two agencies released a joint statement on April 12 “reaffirming the importance of preserving competition in the defense industry.”
Jack Midgley, executive officer, Defense and Social Infrastructure, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Co. Ltd, joins host Roger Waldron on Off the Shelf to discuss Deloitte’s Asia-Pacific Defense Outlook for 2016. April 5, 2015
This week’s Pentagon Solutions looks at sleep-deprivation among Army soldiers and defective contract at six Navy and Coast Guard shipbuilding programs.