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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The General Services Administration's 18F has more business than it can handle. The special software development team has agreements with about 17 agencies. That's bringing in a constant stream of work. That demand for development is driving a new blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for agile development services. It needs to offer alternative sources for agencies needing fast turnaround applications. Greg Godbout is the executive director of 18F. On the Federal Drive with Tom Temin, he tells executive editor Jason Miller about plans to get the BPA up and running in the coming year.

Tags: Jason Miller , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , GSA , 18F , In Depth

Wednesday - 02/04/2015, 10:03am EST

Army deploys first fruits of agile acquisition process

Hundreds of pieces of equipment the Army has assembled as part of its new network modernization strategy will deploy with soldiers to Afghanistan on Oct. 1, the first results of the Army's transition to capability set management.

Tags: DoD , Army , acqusition , Network Integration Evaluation , Fort Bliss , John Morrison , John Hughes , Genaro Dellarocco , WIN-T , Nett Warrior , Jared Serbu

Monday - 07/02/2012, 12:07pm EDT

CIOs use 'agile acquisition' to modernize, cut costs

In the world of federal information technology, the buzz is around "agile acquisition". Led by the Office of Management and Budget, agency chief information officers are being asked to build IT modernization in smaller, more modular programs -- and for less money. Federal News Radio's Max Cacas brings the latest from the AFCEA luncheon.

Tags: Max Cacas , Dorobek Insider , AFCEA , OMB , Technology

Friday - 10/22/2010, 04:35pm EDT