Tag Archives: data management

Army Seeks Industry’s Help to Pursue Service-Wide Cloud Migration

U.S. Army

The Enterprise Cloud Management Agency, a new organization within the U.S. Army, asks the private sector for information on cloud and data management services. The Army wants to migrate applications to commercial cloud platforms and standardize data management across the service branch. Army applications will migrate to cARMY, a cloud environment the service intends to use for a variety of purposes.

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Gen. James McConville on Army’s Need for New Talent Management System

Gen. James McConville

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville discussed the service’s plan to shift to a new talent management system that could help meet the demand for warfighters who are skilled in coding, data management and artificial intelligence. The plan comes as the Army intends to form two multidomain task forces in the Pacific and another unit in Europe. 

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Army’s Lori Mongold: Enterprise Data Management, Cloud Key to Remaining Ahead of Adversaries

Military Data Management

Lori Mongold, chief of strategic operations enterprise at the U.S Army Management Office, said she expects the service to prioritize enterprise-level data and cloud strategies within five years. Mongold told the publication in an interview aired Thursday that she envisions the Army to develop its abilities to execute seamless data management and stay ahead of adversaries in that domain.

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Gen. Richard Clarke: USSOCOM Eyeing AI-Based Data Processing, Encryption Concepts to Modernize Operations

Gen. Richard Clarke

Gen. Richard Clarke, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, said the command is looking into encryption and electronic warfare techniques to advance military communications operations. Clarke said at a hearing with the Senate Armed Services Committee that he “personally changed “ the command’s priorities and restructured its funding operations to modernize encryption-related concepts.

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Matthew Graviss on State Department’s Data Initiatives

Matthew Graviss

Matthew Graviss, chief data officer of the State Department, said he envisions data as a vital asset for both industry and government and that his department plans to establish a one-stop shop for dataset access. According to Graviss, the State Department is working on enlisting more talent and developing the skills of current personnel for data-focused functions.

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Tom Sasala: Navy Eyes Enterprise Data Environment, Advanced Access Controls

Tom Sasala

Tom Sasala, chief data officer of the U.S. Navy, said the service branch intends to implement a modernized data architecture as it works to execute a holistic approach to data governance. The modernization effort includes the implementation of a data environment called Jupiter to support the use of complex access controls. 

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NuWave Merges with PCI to Form BigBear.ai; Reggie Brothers Quoted

Reggie Brothers

NuWave Solutions and PCI Strategic Management have merged to form BigBear.ai. BigBear.ai will be led by CEO Dr. Reggie Brothers, former CEO of NuWave, GovCon Expert and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Sean Battle, vice chairman and chief strategy officer, who co-founded PCI and served as CEO. "This combination is a game changer for the industry," said Brothers.

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IRS Outlines Taxpayer Experience, Employee Training Strategies in Congressional Report

Internal Revenue Service

The IRS has submitted a report to Congress outlining strategies to improve the taxpayer experience, employee training and organizational structure to comply with the provisions of the Taxpayer First Act of 2019. The agency’s Taxpayer Experience Strategy includes six components, including expanded digital services, proactive outreach and education and enterprise data management and advanced analytics. 

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Maria Roat on Upcoming Federal Data Strategy 2021 Action Plan

Maria Roat

Maria Roat, deputy federal chief information office and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the 2021 Action Plan of the Federal Data Strategy is expected to put emphasis on efforts to advance data skills training, mature data management and strengthen cross-agency collaboration. Roat said agencies will continue efforts to mature data governance in 2021. 

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St. Louis-Based NGA Accelerator to Be Launched in March 2021

National Geospatial

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) announced on Monday that a new tech accelerator is being launched to help commercial startups develop new geospatial technologies in St. Louis, Missouri. Eight companies will be selected to participate during the NGA Accelerator’s inaugural 13-week program that is set to launch next year in late-March 2021. 

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