Silicon Valley

Gen. Hyten calls DOD software acquisition a ‘nightmare’ in pitch for requirements reform

by Jackson Barnett • 3 days ago

Gen. John Hyten said that software acquisitions is a "nightmare" and needs desperate reforms, along with re-shaping how requirements are written.

DOD wants an alternative to traditional cloud access points

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The Defense Innovation Unit it looking to the bright minds in Silicon Valley for an alternative cloud security gateway.

DIU looking to drones to deliver medical supplies

by Jackson Barnett • 6 months ago

The Department of Defense began working with Silicon Valley startup Zipline in 2018 through an Other Transaction Agreement.

The outlook is bright for startups that want to work with government, startups say

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

Plus: some advice on navigating the less-than-ideal elements.

Pentagon’s Project Maven responds to criticism: ‘There will be those who will partner with us’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

Artificial intelligence has the capacity to help warfighters accomplish their missions faster and with less collateral damage, leaders said Tuesday. Google employees recently criticized the surveillance project.

Halvorsen makes Silicon Valley trip with NATO, allied CIOs

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 years ago

Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen is on the West Coast this week talking to the big names in tech — and he will be joined by his counterparts from NATO and the militaries of several U.S. allies.

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