Director of influential advisory board says bid protests are hindering DOD innovation

By Justin Doubleday / August 21, 2018 at 3:01 PM
The coordinator of an influential Pentagon advisory panel says contractors who file bid protests against Defense Department acquisitions are slowing down efforts to modernize DOD's IT infrastructure. Josh Marcuse, executive director of the Defense Innovation Board, highlighted bid protests when asked what industry could do to support DOD's modernization objectives during an Aug. 21 technology conference in Washington. "I'm not going to pull any punches here, I'm going to be totally honest with you -- we all know that protests...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.