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DISA Unveils Online, Open Source Collaboration Tool for DoD

The Defense Information Systems Agency is launching a web-based, open source collaboration tool for the Defense Department that provides webconferencing, chat and instant messaging functions for employees based in the U.S. and abroad. Cheryl Pellerin reports Friday for DoD News that personnel with Nonsecure Internet Protocol Router Network common access cards or …

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Robert Cardillo: NGA Wants Further Industry Engagement in Agency’s GEOINT Initiatives

Robert Cardillo, director at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, highlighted potential areas for collaboration between the agency and industry during a speech Wednesday at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance leadership dinner. He said at the event that GEOINT organizations should cooperate to democratize geospatial information, deliver more anticipatory intelligence, and …

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DARPA Seeks Partners for UAS Autonomy Program; Jean-Charles Lede Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking potential partners to participate in open architecture and technology interchange meetings under phase 1 of the agency’s Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment program. The CODE program aims to develop algorithms for collaboration and autonomy functions in unmanned aircraft systems as the U.S. military works to expand UAS operations …

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Ronnie Hawkins: DISA Reorg Aims to Bolster Military’s IT Posture

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr., director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said that DISA’s reorganization plans aim to build its agility, adaptability, speed to market and engagement with the entire Defense Department. DoD News reported Tuesday that Hawkins told a Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association panel discussion Monday that DISA …

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Robert Work, Philip Dunne Eye US-UK Defense Tech Collaboration

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work and Philip Dunne, British minister for defense equipment, support and technology, met Tuesday at the Pentagon to discuss the countries’ defense programs, DoD News reported Thursday. DoD News reports U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson, a spokesperson for the defense secretary, said Work and …

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Jonathan Greenert: Communication, Industry Partners, Personnel Involvement Key to Innovation

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert says collaborations with researchers and industry and encouragement of new ideas among personnel are ways to drive technology innovation, DoD News reported Sunday. Lisa Ferdinando of the Army News Service writes that Greenert discussed at the Reagan National Defense Forum how the Defense Department can work to …

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Health IT Coordinator’s Office Prepares Road Map to Interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator For Health Information Technology is building a shared road map for health IT stakeholders to establish interoperability across the health IT system. ONC officials said the office has been working with policymakers, technology developers, health institutions and other stakeholders to develop a framework designed to drive greater access to healthcare, technologies and information. …

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GAO: Communication, Performance Goals Key to Improve Fed Labs’ Tech Transfer Clearinghouse

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer to gather feedback from potential private-sector customers on the consortium’s technology transfer clearinghouse initiatives and establish performance metrics for those initiatives. GAO said in a report published earlier this month that FLC should increase both collaboration and communication with federal agency …

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Report: India PM Eyes Joint Development of High-Tech Weapons With US

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to push for a potential joint weapons development project with the U.S. that will be supported directly by defense companies from the respective countries, Defense News reported Sunday. Vivek Raghuvanshi reports that Indian defense analysts expect Modi to set aside government-to-government orders on high-tech weaponry for the collaborative work. “By …

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