Pentagon software acquisition enters new era with updated purchasing policy
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
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
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
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 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
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.