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Report: DISA’s Mark Orndorff to Retire by End of January

Mark Orndorff, a risk management executive at the Defense Information Systems Agency, will retire at the end of the month after 36 years of public service, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller reports that Orndorff was previously the chief mission assurance executive at DISA before its reorganization and oversaw the implementation of the Defense Department‘s capabilities for …

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Alan Estevez: DoD Seeks Flexible Contracting Functions, Infrastructure Sustainability

The Defense Department is exploring measures to build up its contracting activities and drive infrastructure sustainability through reviews of its commercial capacity requirement and business base, DoD News reported Tuesday. Amaani Lyle writes that DoD is working toward a goal of more operational flexibility and integrating contract support into war games and curriculums at war …

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Ronnie Hawkins: DISA Reorg Aims to Bolster Military’s IT Posture

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr., director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said that DISA’s reorganization plans aim to build its agility, adaptability, speed to market and engagement with the entire Defense Department. DoD News reported Tuesday that Hawkins told a Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association panel discussion Monday that DISA …

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Brig. Gen. Robert Skinner: New DISA Unit to Help Coordinate Military Cyber Action

The Defense Information Systems Agency has formed a new unit to coordinate the protection of the Defense Department‘s internal networks across nearly 40 military organizations, Breaking Defense reported Monday. “We can send out an order to these organizations to perform some type of action to operate, secure, and defend the [DoD Information Networks],” DISA …

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Interior Dept Seeks Sources to Update Military OneSource Website

The Interior Department has asked for industry feedback on best practices and service delivery options to be implemented in the Defense Department’s resource hub for military families. DOI released a request for information Dec. 15 to gather comments on how to modify the Military OneSource website’s processes for outreach, engagement and online program delivery. …

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David Bray: FCC Moves Toward Platform-as-a-Service Model

The Federal Communications Commission is moving to adopt the platform-as-a-service cloud model, FCW reported Monday. Troy Schneider writes the Federal Communications Commission plans to transitions its data into a common data platform after the agency moves into the PaaS platform in December and January. Federal Communications Commission CIO David Bray …

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