Tag Archives: software development

Unisys Launches ClearPath MCP Software for Microsoft Azure; Vishal Gupta, Bob Ellsworth Quoted

Vishal Gupta

Unisys Corporation has launched ClearPath MCP Software Series for Microsoft Azure in the public cloud, leveraging Unisys CloudForte hybrid and multi-cloud services, as well as the Unisys Stealth cybersecurity solution, in transitioning to Microsoft Azure. Unisys’ secure enterprise-computing environment will provide new ways for clients to transition their IT infrastructure to the cloud and preserve their software investments

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Lauren Knausenberger on USAF’s Kessel Run Software Development Team

Lauren Knausenberger

Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Air Force, said the service’s Kessel Run software development team has been going through some growing pains but continues to ask questions on how to provide more value and improve security. Knausenberger said that Kessel Run’s growing pains could be associated with its rapid growth. 

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GAO: SSA Must Determine Clear Roles for Officials Handling ‘Agile’ Software Dev’t Contracts


The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that the Social Security Administration (SSA) should identify clear roles for contracting personnel that handle acquisition activities for software development efforts. GAO said in a report released Monday that SSA has been executing Agile approaches for information technology modernization programs since 2015.

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Army’s Paul Puckett on FY 2020 Cloud Modernization Updates

Paul Puckett

Paul Puckett, director of the U.S. Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office (ECMO), said the service branch is working to implement a common cloud security service in line with the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) standards. Puckett said that ECMO and the Army Analytics Group are working on establishing a “dynamic, resilient architecture” called cArmy. 

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DoD’s National Background Investigative System Directorate Implements DevSecOps


The National Background Investigative System Directorate (NBIS) within the Department of Defense (DoD) has established integrated environments on Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud and installed DevSecOps tools to facilitate collaboration among developers, security teams, testers and engineers as part of its DevSecOps implementation effort.

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Air Force’s LevelUp Code Works Software Factory Uses DevSecOps to Build Cyber Tools; Lt. Col. John Priestly Quoted


A San Antonio-based software factory the U.S. Air Force launched in December 2019 has been providing cyber platforms to U.S. military cyber organizations. The LevelUp Code Works Software Factory has adopted an Agile acquisition model and DevSecOps approach to facilitate the development of cyber-related software.

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Army Futures Command Opens Software Dev’t Hub in Texas; John Murray Quoted

Gen. John Murray

The U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) has opened a “software factory” in Austin, Texas, that will house the service branch’s software development activities in partnership with industry. AFC said the software hub will be led by soldiers and implement a “train-with-industry” approach to address current and emerging needs in multi-domain operations.

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