Bridging the Defense Department’s Valley of Death

NextGov – Decades ago, the federal government and U.S. military led nationwide technology advancements. Today, technology research and development funding is led by private sector companies, with federal agencies and the Defense Department serving as customers. However, accessing, acquiring and employing new technologies spearheaded by startups and innovative technology firms has become increasingly problematic for a host of reasons and for the government broadly, resulting in what’s been termed the “valley of death.” Click here to read more.