software

DOD must do better in tracking true costs of software sustainment, GAO says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

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.

New NIH challenge targets apps for improved Alzheimer’s care

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

Suggested ideas include software to aid communication between doctors and Alzheimer's patients, an application to connect patients to existing community resources and more.

Defense Innovation Board proposes new metrics for assessing DOD software development

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

"What gets measured gets managed," after all.

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