Software Acquisition

Army needs to better use recent software authorities, new acquisition leader says

by • 3 months ago

Douglas Bush, the new head of acquisition, technology and logistics for the Army, plans to use new funding flexibilities to reform how the service buys software.

U.S. Navy inks $2.5B contract with Dell for enterprise software licenses

by • 12 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years 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 • 2 years 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."

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

by • 2 years 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.