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OIG Urges DHS to Improve Data Collection, Management

Department of

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) office of inspector general (OIG) called on DHS to improve data collection and management activities after it had found that persistent data quality issues hamper the department’s daily use of some of the diverse and largest databases to support decision-making processes and mission operations.

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Frost and Sullivan Award Pavilion Its 2020 North American Technology Innovation Award For Hyperparallel Data Platform

Pavilion

Frost & Sullivan announced on Tuesday that it has awarded Pavilion Data Systems with the 2020 North American Technology Innovation Award for the Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform. Frost & Sullivan based its decision on its recent analysis of the North American market for hyperparallel flash arrays for data storage.

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Space Force Eyes Large Investment in Cloud to Drive Data-Driven Decision Making

U.S. Space Force

The U.S. Space Force intends to consolidate large amounts of data in a cloud environment for faster data-driven decision-making. To make this happen, USSF will make a large investment in cloud consolidation efforts throughout the next decade. Col. Jennifer Krolikowski, senior materiel leader for space command and control at the Space and Missile Systems Center, said space operations require a lot of data for decisions to be made.

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Mike Wetklow, Stephen Kunze on CFO Council’s Draft Plan for Future of Federal Financial Management

Federal Financial

Mike Wetklow and Stephen Kunze, both members of the Chief Financial Officers Council, told Government Matters in an interview posted Sunday about the initial draft of a plan for the future of the federal government’s financial management called the “CFO of the Future Now 2030 Plan.”

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Chris Ritter Discusses Algorithms, Data Efforts at Idaho National Lab

Department of Energy

The digital engineering team at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Idaho National Laboratory (INL) aims to expand the capability of general artificial intelligence by using algorithms and auditable data. Chris Ritter, leader of the digital and software engineering group at INL, said his office works to curate data and transform it into a format that could present scale-up advantages.

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Tyto Athene Receives $31M Contract to Support U.S. Fleet Cyber Command Cryptologic Program

Tyto Athene

Tyto Athene announced on Thursday that the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command has awarded a five-year $31 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract  to provide technical direction and labor for engineering, installation, and maintenance of electronic systems and the respective infrastructure for the Consolidated Cryptologic program, Defense Cryptologic program, and Tactical Cryptologic programs. 

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DARPA STITCHES Program to Deliver Data Sharing Capabilities for JADC2; Tim Grayson Quoted

DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) System-of-systems Technology Integration Tool Chain for Heterogeneous Electronic Systems (STITCHES) program has been developed to create networks via self-writing software to deliver broad support to the military services. “We are getting tremendous pull and demand for it,” Tim Grayson, director of the Strategic Technology Office at DARPA said. 

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Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, Joint Staff CIO, Recommends Areas to Improve JADC2

Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall

Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, chief information officer (CIO) of the Joint Staff and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, recently addressed how the military’s future network-of-networks operational construct, Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2), can increase innovation and agility by leveraging big data. “Everything we do from this point forward, it really is all about the data,” he said.

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Viasat Approved to Gain Cyber Threat Intelligence through DHS ECS Program

Ken Peterman

Viasat has been approved to receive cyber threat intelligence through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program. "The added DHS ECS intelligence coupled with the advanced capabilities inherent in the Viasat cyber offering, enables us to better fortify our customers' cyber posture and maintain a vigilant and watchful defense against the world's most advanced adversaries,” said Ken Peterman, president, Government Systems, Viasat.

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NTT DATA Teams with Spartan Medical to Deliver COVID-19 Services; Tim Conway Quoted

Tim Conway

NTT DATA Services has collaborated with  Spartan Medical to provide COVID-19 testing and tracing services to government agencies and public sector organizations. "With the success of NTT DATA’s solution for COVID-19 testing we are now working on ways to support our government clients as well,” said Tim Conway president, Public Sector, NTT DATA Services and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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