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Mark Esper: Industry Engagement Helping Army Build Modernized Network

Army Secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Mark Esper will continue working with industry to help the service modernize its network and keep pace with the rapidly changing technologies, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. The focus on industry to improve the Army’s network comes as the commercial sector can provide “the most capable and most advanced technologies,” he told the publication.

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Navy Eyes Network Modernization Through Three Other Transaction Authorities

The U.S. Navy plans to award three other transaction authorities to modernize its ashore networks, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. The service intends to release three problem statements next week to advance the cloud-centric Modern Service Delivery concept to facilitate access to information technology capabilities for mobile and on-premises users.

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Raghav Vajjhala Talks FTC’s Cloud Migration, Other IT Modernization Efforts

Raghav Vajjhala, chief information officer of the Federal Trade Commission, has said the FTC will advance its information technology modernization efforts by using a multiple-award contract with four companies, Federal News Network reported Friday. Vajjhala said on the Ask the CIO program that migrating email to the cloud would be one of the first task orders.

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Bill Marion: Air Force Aims to Unify Data, IT, Business Systems via CIO Restructuring

Bill Marion, deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Air Force, has said the service’s move to elevate the CIO role as part of a restructuring effort seeks to bring together information technology, data and business, Federal News Network reported Friday. His remarks came following the appointment of Matt Donovan, the branch’s undersecretary, as permanent CIO at the Air Force in addition to his role as chief management officer.

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Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford: Army Should Harness Data With AI, Cloud as Part of Network Modernization

Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, U.S. Army chief information officer, has said the service should leverage the large volume of data through the use of artificial intelligence, enterprise cloud, identity management and other “data-driven technologies” as it works to upgrade its network, Fedscoop reported on Aug. 3.

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New Army CIO: No More Business as Usual

It’s a common expression when a new boss takes: “She has her work cut out for her.” Often, it’s merely a rhetorical flourish. However, in the case of recently appointed Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 Lt. Gen. Susan  Lawrence, it’s likely an apt expression. “We’ve got to change culture, solutions and …

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