Working from home has changed the way the Air Force shops for new IT

Now, vendors are only a video call away, any day of the week.

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Deasy: Biggest JEDI mistake was letting the narrative slip away from DOD

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"Once you let the narrative get away from you ... trying to recover is nearly impossible," DOD CIO Dana Deasy said.

Air Force adds to $1B contract to create networked system to power future warfare

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The Air Force plans to spend almost $1 billion on its ABMS program to link every sensor to every shooter.

DARPA wants a new way to upgrade old code and decouple it from hardware

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Sometimes a crucial piece of software is only meant to work on one type of hardware. The DOD wants to eliminate those situations.

VA legislation in Senate promises closer oversight of IT projects

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The bill would task the CIO to create strategic planning on IT projects that would be reviewed by Congress and other officials to increase oversight of the VA's IT portfolio.

DOD needs some help digitizing a massive collection of respiratory disease samples

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The DOD wants to turn more than 86 million specimens into digital data to be run through machine learning algorithms.

The Army migrated one of the world’s largest financial systems to the cloud 7 months ahead of schedule

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Other agencies lent the Army extra bandwidth and personnel to be able to carry out large data transfers and fill a 189-person team to complete the GFEBS migration.

CMMC rule change ‘undeterred’ by pandemic, with requirements coming soon

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The DOD's new cyber rules will be in contracts soon. The department is just waiting for final approval from the Office of Management and Budget.

DOD working to expand telework to support classified information

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The DOD wants its teleworking platform to handle classified information as it looks to keep remote work a reality for the long-term.

DOD should better define its place in space industry, report says, with information systems in mind

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High-ranking Air Force and Space Force military and civilian officials are calling for more experimentation, funding and general engagement between the government and the nascent space industry.

Navy expands ‘digital twin’ use to track ship parts

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The Navy is expanding its "digital twin" program as a way to track every part of every ship.

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