The Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) in conjunction with its marketplace manager, IN3, is initiating an open comment period for industry, academia, and DOD input to shape a new Tradewind initiative entitled, the “Tradewind Solutions Marketplace.”
The purpose of this teaser comment opportunity is to capture comments and suggestions from industry, academia, and Government organizations to crowdsource features of the Solutions Marketplace that best support its stated objectivesons to:
- Provide a venue for DOD organizations to search, view, review, compare, contrast, contact, negotiate, and procure data, analytics, digital and AI/ML capabilities solutions through rapid acquisition procedures.
- Provide a single location for industry and academia to promote data, analytics, digital and AI/ML technology solutions, products, and services to the DOD in an environment with an established rapid acquisition contract pathway.
Anticipated Path Forward
The Tradewind Solutions Marketplace has an anticipated MVP “go-live” target of first quarter, Fiscal Year 2023. The CDAO, and its Marketplace Manager, IN3, however, intend to continue to collect and consider comments and suggestions from industry, academia, and government throughout the life of the Marketplace initiative.