Acquisition

How DISA is targeting work with nontraditional defense contractors on a traditional contract

by • 1 week ago

The approach won DISA an internal DOD-award for their work to bring small businesses into the Pentagon's technology portfolio.

A CMMC interim rule is here — but don’t expect it to change much

by • 3 weeks ago

The rule change comes as a disappointment to some in industry, who wish DOD had published a draft rule change that would not go into effect until comments were considered.

DOD’s push for innovative, agile purchasing codified in adaptive acquisition policy

by • 4 weeks ago

The new 5000.01 directive implements cultural changes to DOD purchases. Officials call it "one of the most transformational changes to acquisition policy in decades."

Space Force delegates acquisition authority to lower offices to speed up buying

by • 1 month ago

Top contracting authority has been delegated to "experts in the field" of space operations to speed up the acquisition process.

The CMMC’s first group of cybersecurity assessors is ready to train

by • 2 months ago

More than 70 people have been selected for the job. They won't be able to do real assessments of defense contractors yet, but the announcement is a big step forward for the CMMC-AB.

JAIC wants to make smaller ’boutique’ data sets

by • 2 months ago

The DOD knows it needs data. But now it's thinking smaller is better (in some cases).

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