The Defense Information Systems Agency used an Other Transaction Agreement to perform the work, so its scope is unclear. And at least for now, so is the winning firm’s identity.
With a November industry day, the Army is planning a year of pilots to test “smart city” technologies on its bases.
The Pentagon’s inspector general found a senior Marine commander — who is also a former Marine Inspector General — tasked an aide with jobs that compare with “personal servitude.”
Special hiring authorities for personnel working in government-owned depots are set to expire in September.
The Pentagon clarifies CIO’s new role in “cloud initiative.” Dana Deasy’s portfolio of responsibilities includes the JEDI contract, but it’s not clear what else.
A congressional advisory panel says lawmakers have provided numerous ways for DoD to speed up its hiring of acquisition professionals. In fact, they may be too numerous.
The Navy awards a $100 million contract to operate the government’s latest consortium of companies aiming to get in on the military’s increasing reliance on other transaction agreements.
In the second of three volumes laying out fixes for DoD’s acquisition system, the Section 809 panel says a “program-centric” approach leads to sluggish decisions.
As part of a revived effort to manage contractors, civilians and military personnel as a “total force,” DoD intends to propose a new way to conduct public-private competitions.
Robert Wilkie, the president’s nominee for secretary of Veterans Affairs, said he would faithfully implement the VA MISSION Act, but oppose efforts to fully-privatize VA health care.
Two pilot projects, both using existing data to improve NAVSUP’s business processes, are expected to produce results by August.
Senate’s NDAA says DoD has failed to deliver on a military health reorganization Congress ordered two years ago, and mandates more specific reforms.
The Senate’s Defense policy bill claims DoD has dragged its feet on previously-ordered management reforms that would create cross-functional teams to solve business challenges.
The Senate’s NDAA orders SOCOM to transfer dozens of personnel to the Pentagon office in charge of overseeing it. In the 2017 NDAA, Congress reorganized the chain of command for special operations.