U.S. Navy inks $2.5B contract with Dell for enterprise software licenses
Under terms of the five-year deal, the technology company will provide user-based software licenses.
DOD procurement lead says software acquisition changes are yielding results
Stacy Cummings, DOD's acting head of acquisition and sustainment, said that more programs are ready to be transitioned to the software pathway.
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."
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.
Navy expands ‘digital twin’ use to track ship parts
The Navy is expanding its "digital twin" program as a way to track every part of every ship.