DIU’s new training effort seeks to ease commercial tech transition

By Briana Reilly / June 23, 2022 at 4:52 PM
A new immersive commercial acquisition program from the Defense Innovation Unit seeks to reduce barriers to transitioning new technologies from nontraditional vendors to military components by teaching service contracting professionals about the process. Developed jointly by DIU and the Defense Acquisition University, the ICAP effort looks to address what the unit’s acquisition director called “a gap in understanding” surrounding the use of other transaction authority to procure and field commercial technology. But the significance of the program could extend beyond...

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