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Dave Spirk on Pentagon’s Upcoming Data Strategy Backing Joint Warfighting Approach

Dave Spirk

Dave Spirk, chief data officer at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD’s upcoming data strategy will back a “joint warfighting” approach to data use, management and collection. He said DoD will use a “hub-and-spoke” model to support the data strategy and recognize data literacy throughout the Department of Defense.

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GovernmentCIO Wins $150M Contract to Support VETPS


GovernmentCIO (GCIO) has been awarded a five-year, $150 million full and open award, under the Veterans Experience Technical Platform Services (VETPS) effort. GCIO will provide portfolio, product line and product management support for its products and sustainment activities. GCIO also will deliver technology services centered around Veterans and platform capabilities that provide secure, seamless benefits and services to Veterans and their families.

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IRS Seeks Methods to Improve Procurement via Labor Data


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched a $7M solicitation to help the U.S. government improve deliveries of products and services. The solicitation calls for industry to propose ideas on how to gather, analyze, visualize and manage labor data relevant to procurement. The agency launched the solicitation through the Pilot IRS experimental contract vehicle.

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GSA Issues Draft Data Ethics Framework


The General Services Administration (GSA) has released a report detailing ethical principles that federal agencies must consider when leveraging citizen data for decision-making purposes. The report also includes input from entities such as the Chief Data Officer (CDO) CouncilFederal Privacy Council (FPC) and Interagency Committee on Standards Policy (ICSP).

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Mark Munsell on NGA’s Technology Strategy, Tech Focus Areas

Mark Munsell

Mark Munsell, chief technology officer at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), said NGA’s two documents on technology focus areas and tech strategy will help the agency address “enduring” analytical and tech challenges. “We are looking for industry to take a look at those and propose ideas and technologies that might address those enduring needs,” Munsell said on the network’s Ask the CIO.

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NAPA Report Says Commerce Dept ‘Best Suited’ to Handle Space Traffic Management; Wilbur Ross Quoted

Space Traffic

A National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) report has concluded that the Department of Commerce (DOC), particularly its office of space commerce, is the best agency to oversee space traffic management work within the federal government.

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DIA Produces Initial Output From Data Analytics Program; Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Quoted

Robert Ashley

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DLA) has generated the minimum viable product of a program that aims to develop a rapid data processing system. The Machine-assisted Analytic Rapid-repository System of MARS program has produced initial foreign infrastructure data with coverage on roads, information technology applications and various structures, DIA said Wednesday.

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