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DoD must change the way it buys technology

House committee authorizes 10 pilots to try alternative approaches. Defense Science Board recommends ways to improve IT procurement across the military.

Tags: Contracting , Technology , Rob Andrews , DoD , House Armed Services Committee , Ron Kerber , IT acquisition , acquisition reform , DoD authorization bill

Friday - 07/10/2009, 07:00am EDT

DoD readying new approach to IT acquisition

Congress called on the Pentagon to develop a more agile or rapid acquisition process in the 2010 Defense authorization law. The military wants to model its approach after the one used for the B-52 bomber where the goal is smaller and incremental changes made over time.

Tags: Contracting , Technology , William Lynn , DoD , Diann McCoy , Acquisition Solutions , agile development , rapid acquisition process , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 07/07/2010, 06:33am EDT