Based on recommendations from the Section 809 Panel, the House has proposed the first major reforms in 25 years to DoD’s buying of commercial items. But the Senate wants more study.
The Army is preparing to award contracts based on the findings of the cross-functional team responsible for a better protected, more mobile tactical network and interoperability between forces.
The Defense Department wants the contracting community to embrace a new policy that could upend the annual procurement cycle for major weapons systems.
The Air Force trying new tactics to recapitalize its facilities despite a huge backlog.
Military installations often get the short straw when it comes to funding. But a new study from the Defense Department shows just how vulnerable military buildings are to cyber attacks.
For a department with detailed policy for just about everything, the Defense Department sometimes fails to back up its policies with oversight
John Gibson, Defense Department chief management officer, says only back office services will be combined in commissaries and exchanges.
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.
The president and CEO of the Professional Services Council said Congress will need to pass additional legislation to appropriate funding.
House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) says the House version of the 2019 defense authorization bill is fencing off funds for the JEDI contract until Congress gets some concrete answers on cloud.
One senator is worried Futures Command could harm small business.
Created in 2000, the Joint Special Operations University was designed to provide specialized education for the military’s elite and its international partners.
The Senate Armed Services Committee’s recent markup of the NDAA contains several provisions that are of interest to federal workers, including some related to chief human capital officers and security clearances.