Both open source and commercial off-the-shelf software are equally powerful tools. The key is knowing when to use which.
Posts Tagged: COTS
Modern technology can make these aims attainable when the right solution is found, bridging the gap between government and a segmented population.
In my previous post, I talked about the benefits of having a skunk works of federal developers. How can this team help with your Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) software choices? Your internal development team cannot (and should not!) build every piece of software you need. They should focus on unique, mission specific processes thatRead… Read more »
by Rick Antonucci, Analyst The Department of Defense (DOD) recently stated that the new Defense Health Agency (DHA) is slated to save the Pentagon about $2.4 billion over the next 6 years, NextGov reports. The DHA will be composed of the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) and the Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Command,Read… Read more »
by Chris Wiedemann, Analyst Last Friday, July 19th, Treasury’s Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation (FIT) held a teleconference discussing the financial management shared services initiative, and went over some ground that should prove very interesting to industry – particularly COTS vendors looking to sell financial management solutions. The current federal financial management landscape makesRead… Read more »
Read the entire story HERE at The Thin Blue Online “Why do you rob banks?” “Because that’s where the money is.” Whether Willie Sutton actually said it or not, it’s still good theater. And it’s on point for how the tables have turned about how to commit terrorism, espionage and crime. You DON’T have toRead… Read more »