commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)
The U.S. government needs access to commercial technologies to drive innovation
In an exclusive op-ed, David Vorland announced the launch of The Alliance for Commercial Technology in Government to ensure that the United States leverages commercial technologies to accelerate progress and enhance the lives of all Americans.
Army awards $13B commercial software contract
The 31 winning vendors will supply commercial off-the-shelf software across the military.
As data-sharing becomes more crucial, agencies say industry can help with privacy issues
The Census Bureau and others are looking for help, especially with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology that could help fight the coronavirus pandemic while protecting people's identities.
HHS changed its business model in building the White House coronavirus system
HHS Protect currently collects more than 200 data sets from every state and territory. A lot of commercial off-the-shelf technology is involved.