This post is the next in our series focusing on building vs buying software for government uses. Also see our CTOvision Study on Build Vs Buy in Government and How Do Leaders In Government Decide GOTS or COTS? The issue of building or buying software for government uses is one of the oldest discussion topics in the federal IT ecosystem. Another interesting study that hits on … [Read more...] about Software Acquisition and Practices in Government: Build or Buy?
For decades government leaders have had to wrestle with questions of building solutions vs buying existing solutions. The needs of government enterprises have shifted over the decades, but so have the capabilities of commercially available products. It is critically important that executives in government frame their build vs buy/COTS vs GOTS questions correctly so they make … [Read more...] about How Do Leaders In Government Decide Weather To Buy Or Build? Do They pick GOTS or COTS?
You no doubt have heard of the Defense Science Board (DSB). Since its establishment in 1956 it has helped the Department of Defense and entire national security community wrap its head around ways to optimize science and technology in service to critical national issues. Every year they conduct studies on a wide range of issues. Board members and other invited participants are … [Read more...] about More Proof That The Government Should Always Prefer Commercial Off The Shelf Software
ScaleUP USA has developed a free "Artificial Intelligence for Government" program to help the government employees and contractors learn foundational skills around Artificial Intelligence and the unique challenges faced in using it in the government. The program is focused on beginners in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Reinforcement Learning (RL) with … [Read more...] about AI for Government Programs and the Federal Marketplace
The past few weeks has seen aggressive action by the White House against Russia and China. Cyberwar has become a 3-way cage fight. Here's a quick review of the fight and tactics to improve. US Strategy Not Working: Hit Me, I Can Take It Data exfiltration by Kaspersky and Huawei have been known for years among US cybersecurity researchers. However US government took the … [Read more...] about Cyberwar Is Now A 3-Way Cage Fight