Mike Madsen to take helm as acting director of Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit


Madsen, who currently serves as DIU’s deputy director and director of strategic engagement, will take over temporarily when Mike Brown officially exits on Sept. 2.

The U.S. government needs access to commercial technologies to drive innovation


In an exclusive op-ed, David Vorland announced the launch of The Alliance for Commercial Technology in Government to ensure that the United States leverages commercial technologies to accelerate progress and enhance the lives of all Americans.

SAIC survives protest to hold onto $727M Air Force cloud contract


SAIC can start serving the Cloud One program now that the GAO denied a protest from incumbent Leidos.

DISA official: Pentagon’s $8B DEOS must be truly commercial, ‘non-developmental’


Brian Hermann doesn't want the DEOS contract to be weighed down by extensive technical requirements and calls for customization and development.

Jeff Bezos pushes government to buy commercial for ‘auto-magic’ benefits


When agencies buy commercial capabilities, Bezos said, they "keep improving kind of ‘auto-magically’ without any effort."

Pentagon to host industry day for commercial cloud acquisition


The industry day will hopefully solidify how DOD plans to buy commercial cloud services across its enterprise.