- Center White Paper No. 11 “Don’t Get Ahead of the Data:” Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Maintenance in DoDJune 29, 2022
June 29, 2022 — The Center for Government Contracting releases its latest White Paper: "Don't Get Ahead of the Data:" Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Maintenance in DoD.
- April 29, 2022
The Department of Defense (DoD) faces unique data licensing challenges when acquiring artificial intelligence (AI) solutions from the private sector. This paper provides an alternative framework to the traditional data licensing strategies to better address the unique challenges of acquiring AI solutions.
- August 16, 2021
This white paper explores U.S. Government and Department of Defense efforts to achieve defense exportability over the years, highlights current problems that deserve urgent attention, and suggests alternatives to improve performance.
- No. 8. Building Industrial Resilience with a Little Help from Our Friends: Adapting DoD Acquisition Processes to Facilitate Allied and Partner EngagementJune 5, 2021
This white paper outlines specific measures that the Department of Defense and Congress can undertake to help build U.S. industrial resilience through close cooperation with allies and partners.
- January 14, 2021
What breadth and permanence will federal agencies will allow when it comes to remote work, at least in their on-site contractors, and on contracts where work locations are geographically restricted? The degree to which remote work will continue depends on legitimization, shaping, and timing.
- No. 6. Building Resilience: Mobilizing the Defense Industrial Base in an Era of Great-Power CompetitionSeptember 28, 2020
This paper provides an expansive review of the U.S. defense industrial base from World War I to today, the vital importance of a robust and secure industrial base, and how that base is being used to face the COVID pandemic.
- July 29, 2020
In this paper, author Eric Lofgren, who researches business, policy, regulatory, and other issues in government contracting, charts a course for the future of budgeting informed by the history of government's financial management.
- July 14, 2020
This paper examines the value of intellectual property in government procurement auctions using a focused comparison of two recent programs by Oshkosh Corporation for military medium-weight trucks.
- November 25, 2019
This white paper details the effects of budget swings on readiness for Department of Defense operations as well as the impact on the contractors who engage on these efforts.
- No. 2. Pricing Intellectual Property in Defense Competitions: Toward Theoretical and Practical Advice for Government Officials and Government ContractorsNovember 25, 2019
This white paper introduces a model of defense procurement competitions to examine the difference on pricing intellectual property between the government and government contractors, and how that difference can be reduced.