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SAIC Utilizes Innovation Factory to Drive Tech Dev’t, Deployment; Charles Onstott Quoted

Charles Onstott

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) is working to accelerate the development and deployment of new products and capabilities for existing and potential customers through a recently established unit for its information technology teams, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 27.

Federal Times reported Feb. 27 that SAIC’s Innovation Factory, which was formed October last year, seeks to address current requirements, prepare bids on contract opportunities and explore new technology in an agile way amid the changing structure of federal IT contracts.

“We launched this really in response to some of the major trends that we’re seeing in the federal government, and one of them is to do app modernization, but to do it rapidly in an incremental delivery fashion,” said Charles Onstott, senior vice president and chief technology officer at SAIC.

He added that the Department of Defense has also been pushing for more agile acquisition.

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