Tag Archives: interoperability

Cynthia Mendoza on Intell Community’s Reference Architecture Framework

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Cynthia Mendoza, chief architect at the intelligence community, said the reference architecture framework (RAF) seeks to be a “cradle to grave” model that could enable IC to implement information technology programs through standard integration and business approaches. She cited the importance of building trust across the community’s IT enterprise and described RAF as a people process.

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BlackBerry Limited UEM Software Achieves DoDIN Approval; John Chen Quoted

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BlackBerry Limited’s Unified Endpoint Manager (UEM) software has achieved Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) approval as a Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution, the company reported on Tuesday. BlackBerry UEM is the only MDM solution on the DoDIN Approved Product List (APL). The company has completed Cybersecurity and Interoperability certification across the DoDIN.  

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Air Force Delivers ‘Unified Platform’ Increment 1 to Cybercom

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Department of Defense officials said the U.S. Air Force developed the first iteration of a cyber platform designed to help cyber forces perform mission planning, share information and deliver command-and-control systems to support cyber missions, Fifth Domain reported Monday. A spokesman for the Air Force said the service handed over to U.S. Cyber Command the first increment of the Unified Platform April 9. Increment 1 features capabilities for interoperability and defensive cyber operations.

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Military Service Secretaries Aim to Facilitate Weapon Systems Interoperability via Common Standards

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Army Secretary Mark Esper, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Navy Secretary Richard Spencer have signed a new memorandum that establishes common standards of data sharing between weapon systems across domains. The Air Force said Friday the joint memo requires acquisition executives within service branches to publish implementation guidelines for procurement programs, determine gaps and suggest new standards.

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John Windom Offers Updates on VA’s EHR System Implementation at House Panel Hearing

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John Windom, executive director of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ office of electronic health record modernization, has said VA has created 18 workflow councils and completed state reviews of the first implementation sites since it initiated the adoption of a new EHR system, Healthcare Informatics reported Wednesday. Windom appeared before the House Veterans Affairs Committee's technology modernization subpanel Wednesday to provide updates on VA’s implementation of a Cerner-built EHR platform.

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Report: Senate’s FY 2019 Minibus Measure to Appropriate $60M for Health IT Interoperability Efforts

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A package of fiscal 2019 appropriations bills passed by the Senate would earmark $60.3M in funds to support the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s health IT interoperability efforts, Meritalk reported Monday.

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Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves: Interoperability Between Patriot, THAAD Systems Key to Optimized Missile Defense

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Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Tuesday that interoperability between elements of the ballistic missile defense system seeks to help synchronize and integrate platforms to “provide an optimized, layered missile defense.” “Tactical cross-element communication is critical for warfighter coordination to maximize collaborative …

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NASA & ISS Partners Formulate Standards to Promote Interoperability

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NASA has partnered with its International Space Station associates to draft a set of standards on seven priority areas concerning global interoperability. These areas include avionics, communications, environmental control and life support systems, power systems, rendezvous operations, and robotics and thermal systems, the space agency said Tuesday. The collaboration seeks to improve …

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