How SOCOM tapped college students to work on new tech

A successful internship program is leading SOCOM to find new ways to recruit and retain tech talent in the military.

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In confirmation hearing, Austin gives away little on how he would handle DOD tech as secretary

by • 3 days ago

The confirmation hearing for Lloyd Austin did not have many specifics on tech, but the retired general pledged to work with Congress to help modernize DOD.

Will Roper to whoever replaces him at Air Force: Stay agile

by • 5 days ago

"The role of the service acquisition executive is now different," says the departing assistant Air Force secretary of acquisition, technology and logistics.

DISA takes over cloud office from DOD CIO

by • 1 week ago

The cloud office already works closely with DISA, but will officially move to the agency by the end of the month.

JADC2, but for medics: Military looks to link medical networks, data

by • 1 week ago

It's not just tactical battle networks the military is looking to link together. A new request asks for prototypes to connect medical data and networks.

GAO: Pentagon’s critical technology communication efforts need work

by • 1 week ago

The Department of Defense began a revised process for taking inventory of its critical technology, but hasn't determined how to communicate that list to key entities.

To get more use out of data, DOD needs to cut some old sources, Air Force CIO says

by • 1 week ago

"There are a lot of data sources that need to go away," Lauren Knausenberger says.

GSA removing all non-DOD approved drones from multiple-award contracts

by • 1 week ago

GSA is removing all drones not cleared by the Defense Innovation Unit, limiting agencies to five options for small devices and amending 20 MAS contracts.

DOD nudges innovative startups toward ‘trusted capital’ with new digital marketplace

by • 2 weeks ago

In what was likely her last press conferences at DOD, Ellen Lord announced the creation of the Trusted Capitol Digital Marketplace.

Air Force pushing ‘mission-critical’ applications to zero trust

by • 2 weeks ago

The Air Force is moving quickly to Zero Trust.

DOD expanding 5G testing, partnerships with new software competition

by • 2 weeks ago

A new competition the DOD is working on will broaden its work in partnering with the private sector to make new 5G technologies.

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