NSA launches open source training platform for apps, development
The new tool, called SkillTree, was developed for training NSA employees on complex applications as well as software development, but it is available for adaptation by the public.
How a small group of Marines is advancing modernization with coding
The Marine Corps needs every manhour it can get. So a small group of Marines have come together to use software to make the corps more effective.
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."
Army awards $13B commercial software contract
The 31 winning vendors will supply commercial off-the-shelf software across the military.
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.
DARPA wants a new way to upgrade old code and decouple it from hardware
Sometimes a crucial piece of software is only meant to work on one type of hardware. The DOD wants to eliminate those situations.