Tag Archives: Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall, Christopher Miller: DoD Moves to Integrate Health Data Systems

Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, said the Defense Department has integrated its in-patient, theater and pharmacy data systems to comply with a requirement under the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Kendall told House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-Ky.) in a …

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Terry Halvorsen, Frank Kendall: New Guidebook Aims to Help Integrate Cybersecurity into Acquisition

The Defense Department has released a new guidebook that contains practices for integrating cybersecurity into the acquisition lifecycle in an effort to help systems recover from cyber attacks. In a memorandum published Oct. 30, DoD Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen and Defense Acquisition Undersecretary Frank Kendall said program managers will …

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Frank Kendall: New Lab to Support DoD’s Distributed Test, Evaluation Agenda

The Defense Department has unveiled a partnership with the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Washington to drive science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning through simulation technology, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall led the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Cardozo FLEX Lab Aviation Classroom …

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Frank Kendall: Data-Driven Policies Key to DoD Acquisition Cost Savings Push

Frank Kendall, acquisition chief at the Defense Department, has discussed how DoD’s use of data in acquisition procedures and policies seeks to generate savings for the military in development and production programs, DoD News reported Tuesday. Kendall reviewed the department’s latest Performance of the Defense Acquisition System report at a Defense One-hosted event, Cheryl Pellerin …

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Frank Kendall: Lawmakers Removed NDAA’s Acquisition Reform Language Under Debate

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said the acquisition reform language under debate in the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 have mostly been removed following talks between lawmakers, Defense News reported Tuesday. Aaron Mehta writes that Kendall told his audience at a Defense One event that the Defense Department will further review …

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Jerry McGinn: DoD Should Use Analytics to Predict Industrial Base Performance

Jerry McGinn, the Defense Department‘s principal deputy director for manufacturing and industrial base policy, believes DoD can better measure industry’s technology efforts against national security requirements with business intelligence tools, FCW reported Monday. Sean Lyngaas writes McGinn also recommended that the department adopt a predictive analytics approach to determine key …

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