Energy Department floats $40M to boost quantum computing research
Adaptable algorithms and programming languages are needed for numerous, early systems that have emerged.
DOD should include user feedback when developing space software systems, GAO says
The watchdog agency suggests this practice could save the DOD time and money in the long run.
DOD must do better in tracking true costs of software sustainment, GAO says
DOD "may not know the full costs" of weapons systems software sustainment and needs to shore up how it acquires that information, the watchdog agency says.
Microsoft could score billions under recent DOD deals
It's no secret that the DOD likes Windows 10. One software contract is worth up to $3.17 billion, and another enterprise services deal could bring Microsoft $1.76 billion.
Pentagon needs departmentwide software rationalization strategy, IG says
The Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force don't have consistent processes in place for software rationalization.
Air Force’s Kessel Run has admirers elsewhere in the military
Other parts of the DOD have noticed the Air Force's success with the agile software acquisition program Kessel Run, and they want it too.