For nearly 70 years, the Department of Defense (DOD) has engaged in a consistent process of self-assessment regarding its acquisition of weapon systems. In general, the DOD seeks to reduce costs, improve technical performance, and accelerate schedules in its development and procurement of these complex systems. The burden often falls on Program Managers to eliminate… Read more »
IDT’s CEO, Bernie Gauf, recently shared his perspective on software automation with CIO Review magazine. His article, Enabling More Rapid and Affordable Software Solutions through Automation, discusses the capabilities of automation and its potential to revolutionize software development processes and make a real difference in the creation and delivery of software-based systems. The article focuses… Read more »
Submarine Combat Systems Engineering: Application of Mission-Based Testing to Complex Undersea Systems
Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) was recently featured in an article published in Sea Technology magazine. Entitled Submarine Combat Systems Engineering: Application of Mission-Based Testing to Complex Undersea Systems, the piece discussed the challenges faced by the undersea warfare test community as the systems they support are constantly evolving and growing increasingly complex. As system complexity… Read more »
Written by Bernie Gauf, CEO of Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT); originally published by Washington Technology on May 9, 2013. IT contractors face the challenge of delivering large, highly complex software systems for the government and its agencies with increasingly limited resources. We are expected to maintain the same high standards while budgets tighten. The mission-critical… Read more »
By Bernie Gauf, CEO of IDT Originally published in National Defense magazine-October 2013 Developing software for the Defense Department has many inherent challenges, not the least of which is testing. Traditional software testing for defense systems consumes up to 50 percent of development resources. Yet, it is only during this phase that engineers can be assured… Read more »
In May, the CEO of IDT, Bernie Gauf, wrote this article for Washington Technology, an online source for executives providing services to the government market. It addresses some of the IT challenges facing government contractors today….
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