A May 7 memo from the Defense Department’s chief information officers gives “fourth estate” agencies until 2020 to migrate applications from more than 100 data centers.
Pentagon’s new rationale for JEDI: A multiple-award contract would slow the process of migrating military computing to the cloud.
Pentagon’s new guidance tells testers to examine supply chain for electronic components, reduce ‘check the box’ mentality
Report by DoD’s office of operational test and evaluation recommends the department temporarily pause further deployments of its electronic health record, MHS Genesis.
The House Armed Services Committee’s version of the annual Defense bill lets DISA continue to operate, but it strips DISA’s acquisition, cyber defense missions.
Recent stumbles in Veterans Affairs Department IT acquisition have raised lawmakers’ doubts about its ability to manage a multibillion-dollar health IT project.
The Pentagon wants vendors to take no more than two months to develop their final proposals when purchasing its weapons systems.
DoD’s proposed legislation seeks to force contractors to pick either GAO or Court of Federal Claims for bid protests, but not both.
In biweekly meetings, DoD contracting experts are chewing through every page of the Pentagon’s procurement rules. They expect to eliminate about half.
Criminal investigators are looking into contracts that spent $500 million on intel program, at least a tenth of which may have been wasted.
Military officers needs explicit permission from Congress to transition from part-time reservist to full-time active duty, but Air Force secretary Heather Wilson said that hinders retention.
Rep. Mac Thornberry’s (R-Texas) latest proposal for acquisition reform presses DoD to implement the initiatives Congress has already passed; borrows heavily from “809 panel” for new ones.
This week’s edition of On DoD is an abridged version of a panel discussion at the Navy League’s annual Sea Air Space conference, moderated by Jared Serbu. Click here for a video recording of the full panel…
Among more than 1,000 questions about DoD’s upcoming JEDI contract, dozens of vendors questioned its single-award approach. But the Pentagon isn’t changing its strategy.