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John Edwards: CIA Should Update Tech Platforms to Expedite Data Collection, Analysis

John Edwards, chief information officer at the CIA, has said the agency should update its technology platforms and optimize its workforce to accelerate data collection and generate insights from gathered information, FedTech Magazine published Tuesday. “Increasing the edge over our adversaries, our operational advantage will be determined by the speed at which we sense, collect, ingest, condition, analyze and characterize data of the representative threat,” he said in his speech at the FedScoop Public Sector Innovation Summit held Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.

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Report: CIA Implements Amazon Private Cloud System

The CIA has rolled out an Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform designed to facilitate collaboration among 17 agencies that make up the U.S. intelligence community, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes the CIA’s private cloud infrastructure went live last week, offering intelligence organizations access to a range of computing, storage …

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NAVAIR, MobileSmith Partner to Develop Mobile Apps

MobileSmith has partnered with the Naval Air Systems Command to provide continued development of applications and services to further the command’s mobile application strategy. The strategic agreement aims to enable NAVAIR to design, develop, launch and manage applications necessary to the needs of the U.S. Navy and related stakeholders. Robert Hancock, …

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Army War College Adopts Blackboard Cloud-Based Training Platform; Maurice Heiblum Comments

The U.S. Army War College will use Blackboard‘s cloud-based teaching and learning platform to carry out online training programs for high-ranking military officials. Blackboard said Thursday that the college adopted the program for its Resident Program and the two-year, graduate-level Distance Education Program for senior military leadership competency development. Learners will need a username and …

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