Tag Archives: DoD

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Reconciled FY 2016 Defense Policy Bill Contains Tech Offset Program, Rapid Innovation Fund Provisions

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has outlined three provisions on technological innovations in the reconciled bill of the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016. Rossino wrote in a blog post published Oct. 13 that House adopted a Senate provision …

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Navy, Marine Corps Eye Data Migration to Commercial Cloud; Janice Haith Comments

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps seek to transition their enterprise data from government-controlled data centers to commercial cloud platforms, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the services plan to overhaul their Next Generation Enterprise Network contract and open the competition to commercial providers of information technology services. Navy …

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Anne Rung, Tom Sharpe Outline Developments in Category Mgmt Implementation

Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Anne Rung and Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Tom Sharpe have outlined the seven steps that the administration has completed to implement category management across government. Rung and Sharpe wrote in a White House blog entry posted Wednesday that the category management approach to acquisition works to …

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John Hickey Outlines DISA’s Cybersecurity Priorities

John Hickey, risk management executive and chief information officer at Defense Information Systems Agency, has cited the Joint Regional Security Stacks program as the agency’s top cybersecurity priority at present, C4ISR & Networks reported Thursday. Hickey described JRSS as the regional security capability the Defense Department uses to protect what …

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GAO Urges Pentagon to Create Tracking System for Additive Manufacturing Programs

The Defense Department uses multiple information-sharing methods to coordinate three-dimensional printing programs of DoD components but lacks a systematic approach to monitor the projects, according to a Government Accountability Office report. GAO said Wednesday the department aims to design and build some weapon technologies through an additive manufacturing process in an effort …

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Ashton Carter: US, UK to Further Collaborate on Defense Innovations

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said he and U.K. defense secretary Michael Fallon have agreed to promote innovation in the defense sector in order to address hybrid and cyber warfare, DoD News reported Friday. “Our defense institutions will work together on a combined approach to innovation, ranging from technology and operational concepts …

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