Tag Archives: mobility

Siemens USA Announces New Leadership for Government Affairs Unit; Barbara Humpton Quoted

Barbara Humpton

Siemens USA has appointed several new executives to its Government Affairs organization to drive the company’s strategic business priorities across infrastructure, technology, advanced manufacturing, mobility and workforce. "This team will continue to be an invaluable asset in advancing the company’s U.S. priorities,” said Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens USA and five-time Wash100 Award recipient. 

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Red River-Cisco Partnership Launches UCaaS; Carl De Groote Quoted

Carl De Groote

Red River has launched Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) in partnership with Cisco. The companies’ offering features an integrated collaboration infrastructure for voice and video calling, messaging and mobility. Red River has integrated a variety of Cisco offerings, including Cisco’s Unified Communications Manager Cloud (UCM Cloud) and UCM Cloud for Government.

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Stuart McGuigan: State Department Increases Agility, Centralized Tech Infrastructure

Stuart McGuigan

Stuart McGuigan, former chief information officer at the Department of State, stated that the department has become more agile today than when he arrived in 2018. Since joining the State Department, McGuigan has worked to streamline the Authorization to Operate process to increase efficiency. “We have been pushing for is software-as-a-service,” McGuigan said. 

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Boeing, US Navy Test Super Hornet Capabilities; Thom Breckenridge Quoted

Boeing

Boeing and the U.S. Navy have recently tested the F/A-18 Super Hornet capabilities, proving that the aircraft can operate from a “ski jump” ramp. “The first successful and safe launch of the F/A-18 Super Hornet from a ski jump begins the validation process to operate effectively from Indian Navy aircraft carriers,” said Ankur Kanaglekar, India Fighter Sales lead for Boeing. 

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Hypori Releases Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021

Enterprise Data Strategy

Hypori Virtual Mobility, Intelligent Waves' subsidiary that specializes in securing BYOD devices of critically sensitive data, has released its “Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021,” What Employers and Employees Need to Know to Stay Safe. Hypori’s report has addressed mobile device security trends, including long-term strategies, effective digital tools, location independence to support remote work and resilience against global cybersecurity threats.

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Air Force Looks to Release Strategy on Mobility Research Efforts

AFRL

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Air Mobility Command are developing a strategy for mobility research to support the service branch’s vision for an operational environment through the 2030s. The strategy will primarily focus on AMC mission areas such as aerial refueling, airlift, global air mobility and aeromedical evacuation.

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Federal CIO Council Releases ‘Future of the Federal IT Workforce Update’

AI Workforce

A new Federal CIO Council report provides 10 recommendations on how agencies can improve the hiring process and develop the future information technology workforce. The report titled Future of the Federal IT Workforce Update suggests the development of a governmentwide special pay system for the IT workforce, transition to a competency-based classification model for all IT positions, creation of interdisciplinary procurement teams and expansion of existing pilot programs to enhance recruitment efforts. 

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Zscaler’s Shadow IT Report Analyzes IoT Transactions in Cloud, Traffic Volume by Industry; Deepen Desai Quoted

Zscaler has released a report titled, “IoT Devices in the Enterprise 2019: Shadow IoT Threats Emerge,” that has analyzed the exponential growth in IoT traffic volume, growth of IoT-based malware, IoT cloud transaction volume and how new threats have emerged within the Federal IT Enterprise.

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