Roger Zakheim, partner at Covington & Burling LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the National Technology and Industrial Base’s role in promoting and leveraging commercial technology capabilities for the DoD’s mission. October 31, 2017
The Senate version of the Defense authorization bill doesn’t include a provision to make it easier for agencies to use commercial marketplaces.
Daniel Payne, the director of the Defense Security Services, said the continuous evaluation program will have 1 million employees by 2018.
After almost nine months of no news, GSA asked vendors bidding on the Alliant 2 GWAC to guarantee their bids through Dec. 31.
The Committee on National Security Systems released a new supply chain risk management policy in late July.
The Defense Department has started testing one potential technology to replace the Common Access Card. This one purports to identify users by the ways in which they manipulate their mouse and type on their keyboards.
Camron Gorguinpour, principal at Woden, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss innovation, open systems architecture and how his company helps organizations gain a new perspective on diversity and defense acquisition. June 27, 2017
The idea of an Amazon-like market is the latest iteration of a durable idea, namely getting the government to buy commercial items in a commercial way.
The House Armed Services Committee is expected to release its first version of the 2018 Defense Authorization bill this week and in it many observers predict provisions to make it easier for the military to buy commercial items.
The Defense Department has taken a lot of heat in recent years from industry critics who charge its procurement officials have been putting too much weight on low prices and not enough on quality.
The defense industry has gotten off to a good start implementing initial capabilities for insider threat programs, the Defense Security Service said. Cleared contractors had until Nov. 30 to develop and submit their plans for an insider threat program and appoint a senior official to lead and oversee it.
This week on Off the Shelf, Jack Midgley, director in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s defense consulting practice, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss the Internet of Things (IOT) Vulnerability Index and its economic, cybersecurity and defense implications across the globe. November 22, 2016
The Defense Department’s $38.5 billion IT budget in the fiscal 2017 requests is being driven by three major trends contractors should be aware of: cybersecurity, cloud and analytics.
The Government Accountability Office has denied nine out of nine bid protests filed by health insurers who came out on the losing end of the Defense Department’s $58 billion in contract awards to run the military’s managed health care system.