Software Development

OMB: new acquisition rule coming for vendors to vouch for their software security

Agencies are also allowed to accept to-do lists from vendors who need to keep working up to a point where they can self-attest their compliance with NIST guidance.

DOD needs to modernize its software architecture for next-gen warfare, report says

A paper published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies calls for the U.S. military to modernize legacy warfighting systems in order to prepare for future conflicts.

Metron to build software for Navy modeling, simulation platform

Metron adds its second contract in the last two months for services to help the Navy develop a modeling and simulation environment.

IntelliDyne launches advanced analytics practice targeting security threats

IntelliDyne has formed a new advanced analytics practice to offer automated solutions that can mitigate security threats.

Four win NVTC innovator awards

The Northern Virginia Technology Council has picked four companies who best exemplify innovative technology in the categories of agile systems development, cloud, cyber and mobile.

DHS wants HUBZone for customs testing work

The Customs and Border Protection bureau of DHS wants to hire a business located in a HUBZone to help it test and evaluate cargo systems applications to improve their usability and effectiveness.

SSB nabs work supporting Army command, control apps

SSB wins a $8.2 million contract for technical support services for Army command and control applications.

$17M GPS training contract awarded

Sonalysts to build training system for next generation Global Positioning System under $17.1 million contract modification.

How to make agile development your own

Pragmatics has grabbed the latest tech craze around agile development and molded a unique approach that combines software development and process improvement. So far customers like what they are getting.

Is it time to revamp your software testing strategies?

Today's market demands efficiencies and cost savings, so why are labor intensive software testing still the norm? Bernie Gauf argues that automated software testing offers the advantages of lower costs and higher quality. Here's what you need to know.

Lockheed wins $166.8M NASA contract extension

Lockheed Martin wins a $166.8 million contract extenstion to continue providing mission support services to NASA's manned spaceflight program. Extension boosts value of the contract to $1 billion.