Software Acquisition

Bill to consolidate federal agency software contracts expected to progress in Senate


If enacted, SAMOSAA would compel federal agencies to purchase unlimited software contracts and require greater product interoperability among Big Tech companies providing services to government.

Lawmakers float cost-saving legislation to mandate consolidation of federal agency software contracts


Work on the Strengthening Agency Management and Oversight of Software Assets Act is being led by committee chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-MI.

Startups press Congress to improve how DOD buys software


The companies involved want to inform conference discussions on the FY2023 NDAA before Congress’ August recess.

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


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


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.