Lawmakers take aim at Pentagon's software practices, innovation hurdles

By Justin Doubleday / February 23, 2021 at 5:39 PM
House and Senate defense authorizers used hearings with outside technology experts this week to probe the Pentagon's struggle to transition new technologies into programs of record and take full advantage of advances in software. On Tuesday, the Senate Armed Services Committee convened a hearing on " emerging technologies and their impact on national security " with former Google chief executive and Schmidt Futures founder Eric Schmidt, Microsoft President Brad Smith, and National Defense Industrial Association President and CEO Herbert Carlisle...

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