Experts are fearful that passage of appropriations for fiscal 2024 may be an ugly process that results in a hefty continuing resolution. While the CR would keep the government running, it would forbid federal agencies from spending money to start new programs or new activities. a continuing resolution could severely hamstring federal innovation, particularly on the defense side as the Pentagon and military services look to accelerat adoption of emerging tech in anticipation of a potential conflict with peer competiors like China or Russia. That’s according to Meagan Metzger, CEO of Dcode and a general partner with Dcode Capital, both of which focus on helping make the government better through innovative acquisition practices.
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