Tag Archives: collaboration

GAO: FCC, NTIA Should Clarify Processes to Better Coordinate on Spectrum Management

Spectrum Management

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) develop clearly defined processes and update documents to facilitate coordination on spectrum management. GAO said in a report published Monday that are no clear processes for addressing matters when agencies cannot reach an agreement on issues related to spectrum management.

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Army Futures Command Looking to Evolve Collaboration Tools to Meet Needs of Hybrid Workforce; Col. Dave Lamy Quoted

Internet of Battlefield

Army Futures Command (AFC) is considering how to evolve collaboration tools and processes and other technologies as it prepares to support the hybrid workforce. “One of the best ways to do that, in my mind, would be a Bring Your Own Device-like capability, where the Army does not need to continue to provide what we call GFE: government-furnished equipment,” Col. Dave Lamy said.

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Kathy Warden, Northrop Grumman CEO, Explains Defense Tech Development

Kathy Warden

Kathy Warden, chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient recently addressed how the development of defense technologies will drive industry mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity over the next two decades. Additionally, this development spike will present new entrants in the realm of cyber and artificial intelligence (AI), as well as increase government-industry collaboration.

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NASA, FAA Partner to Increase Space Transportation Capabilities; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine

NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to foster commercial space transportation capabilities, including commercial crew and cargo. “Our partnership with the FAA will support the growth of American commercial aerospace capabilities that will benefit NASA, the nation, and the entire world,” said NASA administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, Jim Bridenstine

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Quantum Acquires Square Box Systems to Expand Data Portfolio; Jamie Lerner Quoted

Jamie Lerner

Quantum has acquired Square Box Systems, a specialist in data cataloging, user collaboration, and digital asset management software. "This acquisition will not only help our customers make better business decisions based on their data, but it represents another key step in Quantum's transformation by adding data enrichment technology to our portfolio,” said Jamie Lerner, president and CEO at Quantum

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CALIBRE Names Emile Trombetti VP, CGO; Richard Pineda Quoted

Emile Trombetti

CALIBRE Systems has appointed Emile Trombetti as vice president and chief growth officer (CGO) to lead strategic growth and collaborate with operational divisions. With more than 30 years of experience, Emile has a broad base of industry experience that spans federal government, financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and automotive.

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Avaya Partners with Verizon to Support SSA Digital Transformation Initiative; Jerry Dotson, Jennifer Chronis Quoted

Jennifer Chronis

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) has selected Avaya’s OneCloud portfolio of communications and collaboration solutions to support the agency’s digital transformation initiative. SSA will modernize the agency’s ability to rapidly respond to changing user needs at manageable cost. Verizon is the systems integrator working with SSA. Verizon has partnered with Avaya to provide the core communications infrastructure.

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Two USAF Commands Seek to Advance Collaboration Between Program Offices, Operational Wings; Gen. Arnold Bunch Quoted

U.S. Air Force

Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) and Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) have signed a memorandum of agreement to create a program to provide operators and program managers an opportunity to gain insight into each other’s missions and share information to improve readiness and lethality, the service branch reported Sunday.

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Cynthia Mendoza on Intell Community’s Reference Architecture Framework

Cynthia Mendoza

Cynthia Mendoza, chief architect at the intelligence community, said the reference architecture framework (RAF) seeks to be a “cradle to grave” model that could enable IC to implement information technology programs through standard integration and business approaches. She cited the importance of building trust across the community’s IT enterprise and described RAF as a people process.

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