The saying, “innovate or die,” isn’t overdramatic – if companies don’t collaborate in today’s highly competitive marketplace, their proposals won’t be as strong. The ability to expand product portfolios is perhaps the most important reason of them all, as this is the main reason most companies are looking to team. Businesses can bring their resources together to form a think tank and both benefit from the research and innovation.
Contracting with the government can feel daunting. Hear first-hand from NSTXL member Chad Bommer on his experience with submitting on opportunities through the SpEC OTA.
Ashley Carter has been an essential part of NSTXL's Acquisition team for a while now but recently took the jump to become our Director of Contracts. Learn more about Ashley and why this role is so pivotal below.
With discoveries occurring at an exponential rate, the government is always looking for ways to push the boundaries of technology and innovation. In order to do this in the most effective way, government program offices have been relying more and more on an agile contracting vehicle known as Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs)
What is AI? What are practical and applicable definitions of AI and ML? Are they one and the same? AI, like natural (human) intelligence, is easier to recognize than to define. AI is attributed to machines that can learn and solve problems.
This week marks the 8th Anniversary of the incorporation of NSTXL. As any true start-up would, we dove in headfirst to develop a new platform to deliver transformative technology to the marketplace at the speed of mission and relevance. And as any true start-up does, we quickly learned that success was not a straight line.
The importance of seeing a project successfully completed from ideation to prototype cannot be understated. Advancing critical government technology, connecting with leading innovators, and improving the future of national security are vital. But it’s not always easy.
Mike Dodd, VP of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, is our Employee Spotlight. Mike has experience on both the frontlines and behind the scenes. He works with NSTXL to support national security and bring about change for the Warfighter. Mike has years of experience and knowledge within the industry, so read ahead to learn from an expert.
In this exclusive interview with S2MARTS Director, Brooke Pyne, we dive into the brand new OTA called S2MARTS Research. Brooke helps to cover the ins and outs of S2MARTS Research, discussing what makes the OTA so unique, how much membership costs, and much more.
Want to know more about our exceptional Acquisition Manager? Cathy Jordan joined NSTXL in June of 2019 and has been working on the acquisition side of our innovation network ever since. When Cathy isn’t spending her time helping NSTXL grow, she also enjoys building things at home, going on cruises, and trying local IPA’s from wherever she’s found herself.