Tag Archives: agile software development

DHS Cyber Agency to Release New Capabilities for CDM Dashboards; Judy Baltensperger Quoted

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will begin deploying new capabilities for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation dashboards in April to help federal agencies gain more insight into their cybersecurity posture, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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USAF to Roll Out Training Scheduler Software

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The U.S. Air Force has developed a software tool designed to help airmen schedule aircraft training based on personnel and flight availabilities. The Puckboard application produces schedule recommendations with other events and personnel qualifications taken into consideration, USAF said Wednesday.

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EPA Seeks Info on Environmental Digital Services Marketplace

The Environmental Protection Agency has moved to solicit ideas from industry for its effort to develop an environmental digital services marketplace. EPA released a request for information that seeks to evaluate vendors based on how they manage to settle environmental business issues and on their pattern of environmentally sustainable behavior, …

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John Owens: USPTO Takes New Approach to IT Maintenance

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says it has reduced the costs to operate and maintain legacy information technology systems as a result of its adoption of agile software development, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that USPTO spends only 40 percent of its budget on legacy systems while spending 60 percent …

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Dan Tangherlini: Agile Practices, Shared Workspace Among Potential Gov’t Reforms

Dan Tangherlini, administrator of the General Services Administration, told his audience at the recent ACT-IAC 2014 Executive Leadership Conference his plans for reform in government business practices, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that Tangherlini wants to encourage federal workers to take risk adopting new practices such as agile software development and a common acquisition platform …

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