Ellen Lord

Pentagon software acquisition enters new era with updated purchasing policy

by • 2 weeks ago

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

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

by • 1 month 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."

DIU launches governmentwide drone-buying program

by • 2 months ago

The program will be offered on the GSA schedule for agencies to purchase gear from five verified companies.

DOD gets temporary waiver from Chinese tech ban

by • 2 months ago

The waiver will allow DOD to continue to purchase high volume items to ensure the end of fiscal-year activity can proceed without interruption.

New ‘color of money’ for DOD software gaining traction, Lord says

by • 2 months ago

By changing the "color of money," DOD will create a software-specific way for contracting officers to buy code. Other changes are coming too.

OMB tempers audit requirements in contractor Chinese tech ban

by • 3 months ago

The long-awaited guidance from OMB on banning certain Chinese technologies from the federal supply chain is here. Here's what contractors need to know.

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