Defense IT


Burden is leaving post as head of Army PEO EIS

After just a year in the role, Brig. Gen. Patrick Burden will step down as the Army’s Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems to lead a command in Afghanistan.


GAO: Security clearance problems far from fixed

A GAO audit found that many federal agencies have yet to implement years-old recommendations to reform and speed up their security clearance processes.

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Marines seek new enterprise mobility management solution

The Marine Corps is gathering information as it explores development of a system to manage mobile devices around the globe.

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DOD wants DIUX to drive acquisition reform

In the midst of a reorg and modernization efforts, the Defense Department wants to lean on its experimental arm to cure procurement woes.

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Pentagon spending more on emerging tech

The Department of Defense spent $7.4 billion in fiscal year 2017 on cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence technologies, according to a recent Govini report.

Trump taps former NASA administrator to head DOD tech research

If confirmed, Michael Griffin would be the Pentagon's first under secretary for research and engineering, and effectively serve as CTO.

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DOD should rethink its approach to IoT

While civilian agencies would do well to followthe Defense Department's lead in embracing IoT, all of government should look to smaller, emerging tech companies as well as traditional contractors.

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Working toward a more mobile military

The services are looking to bring logistics tracking and wireless learning capabilities to mobile devices for troops.

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