Defense Innovation Board

GSA should have key role in governmentwide IT adoption under Biden, report says

by • 1 year ago

The administration needs to identify innovations worth scaling, according to one member of Joe Biden's transition team, and the GSA administrator — functioning like a COO — could be the one to oversee such effort.

Pentagon software acquisition enters new era with updated purchasing policy

by • 1 year ago

Ellen Lord unveiled the changes to software and other acquisition policy at a press conference from the Pentagon Wednesday.

Eric Schmidt and other founding Defense Innovation Board members depart

by • 1 year ago

Eric Schmidt and other influential DIB board members, including Jen Pahlka, ended their four-year terms offering DOD advice on how to work better with tech.

Defense Innovation Board’s Josh Marcuse heads to Google

by • 2 years ago

The executive director of the Defense Innovation Board is leaving for Google where he will work in the tech giant's public sector team.

‘STEM Corps’ legislation would fill DOD’s gaps in tech talent

by • 2 years ago

The bill by Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Andy Kim, D-N.J., would create a scholarship pool for students to receive tuition assistance in exchange for service in the DOD as tech specialists.

DIB wants Pentagon to hire a ‘digital people officer’ for tech recruitment

by • 2 years ago

The new role would be in charge of recruiting talented people with technical backgrounds to the DOD and making sure they stick around for a while.