Defense IT


New Army Chief Information Officer to manage IT overhaul

The new Army CIO, Maj. Gen. Bruce Crawford will tackle a wide range of IT and cybersecurity challenges as the service consolidates data, moves more information to the cloud and uses common operating standards.


Army CHESS moves to more commercial training software

An Army CHESS deal with Minitab Enterprise License Agreement to acquire commercial software for Lean Six Sigma software licenses.


DIUX continues outreach into drone and satellite projects

DOD’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental continues in new Administration with efforts to accelerate getting new tech into operation.


Agility is the future of software development, says Air Force General

Hiring new software developers will depend on moving to agile acquisition.


Pentagon gives F-35 new avionics, mission systems for 2021

Lockheed awarded a contract to Harris to install advanced memory, storage and processing technology into F-35 avionics as part of a tech refresh.


Air Force Research Lab develops brain-like sensory supercomputing

IBM and the AFRL are working on AI computer technology designed to replicate human perception.


Geospatial agency app store connects app developers & users

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency wants to speed development & delivery of mobile apps.

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IBM and Nutanix offer hyperconverged computing, IT systems

The agreement is designed to improve processing of big-data analytics and expedite movement to the cloud.

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