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Michael Atkinson to Be Nominated IC Inspector General at ODNI

Michael Atkinson, formerly senior counsel to the assistant attorney general of the Justice Department‘s national security division, will be nominated as inspector general of the intelligence community under the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The White House said Thursday Atkinson previously held various roles within the DOJ such …

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IARPA Program Seeks to Build Up Analytic Reasoning Through Crowdsourcing-Based Platforms

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has launched a new program to develop and test technology platforms that seek to use crowdsourcing to help analysts and decision makers understand and determine whether assumptions and evidence support their conclusions. The Crowdsourcing Evidence, Argumentation, Thinking and Evaluation program seeks to “combine crowdsourcing with …

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IBM’s Jimmy Norcross: Pentagon’s ‘Better Buying Power’ to Promote Agile Acquisition

A new report by the IBM Center for the Business of Government says the Defense Department’s Better Buying Power program can be implemented across government agencies to advance agile procurement processes, expand partnerships with industry and further build up services acquisitions. The “Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power” …

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NSF Picks 28 Universities for Internet-Based Manufacturing Research Projects; James Kurose Comments

The National Science Foundation has awarded grants worth $6.5 million combined to research teams at 28 universities to conduct research, design and test Internet-based manufacturing operating platforms. Researchers will also work to develop new applications designed to help companies select manufacturing methods, streamline the production of various products and determine …

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