The Defense Department is following in the footsteps of companies like Tesla and Nextflix, both of which use an automated approach to develop, secure and release software.
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Data and automation were at the top of the talking point list for 2020 when federal officials and an industry partner spoke at GovLoop’s online training, “Gov’s Technology Wishlist,” on Tuesday.
The Air Force is looking to buy more cloud services, DevSecOps licenses and talent to prepare its IT efforts for mission success.
Capt. Michael Kanaan added that he hopes AI becomes as ubiquitous as horsepower across the entirety of America’s armed forces.
Much like the military’s use of the Defense Language Aptitude Battery to test a person’s ability to learn a foreign language, the Air Force is developing an assessment tool to help determine a recruit’s ability to operate in the cyber domain. There are assessments out there today, but the Air Force needs to decide how… Read more »
The Air Force is the single largest consumer of energy in the federal government. Last year alone the Air Force spent more than $9 billion on fuel and electricity. The energy bill constitutes more than 8 percent of the Air Force budget. But it could of been much higher. Dr. Kevin Geiss is the DeputyRead… Read more »
Everywhere you look technology has been implemented to help government agencies cut costs and improve efficiencies. At all levels of government, agencies are working to cut and streamline services. Amidst a staggering economy, agencies are continually pressed to meet increasing demands from citizens, while funding resources becomes increasingly scarce. Ultimately, many agencies have looked towardsRead… Read more »
Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: The Air Force issued a broad agency announcement for concept papers to develop its Cyberspace Warfare Operations focusing on offensive capabilities. More here. The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is looking to develop holographic imagery and data displays. More here. The Federal CIO Council released recommendationsRead… Read more »
Many of us have used our local Freecycle networks, but sometimes it’s a little scary giving out your email/address/phone number to strangers. The concept of giving and getting free stuff is awesome, especially when it keeps that “stuff” out of a landfill and helps save your money! What about the extra “stuff” you keep pushingRead… Read more »
The long awaited budget cutting efficiencies promised by Secretary of Defense Gates were outlined in a decision memo signed on Monday, 14 March, 2011 and now making its way around the Pentagon much to the chagrin of many in the building. I did a quick pull of the specific hits in the public affairs andRead… Read more »