Collaboration Tools

Army avatars have the human touch

An ARL-sponsored program is using natural language processing to create virtual humans who can interact with and even counsel soldiers.

Army says intelligence system is getting easier to use

The service plans to reduce complexity and improve training for DCGS-A, which has met with criticism and resistance from users.

Navy invites wargamers to help put its big data in play

The service will stage a massive multiplayer game to help solve the riddle of going from "need to know" to "need to share" without putting sensitive information at risk.

Army set to shut down AKO email

Mailboxes on classified and unclassified networks will be closed March 31 as DOD Enterprise Email completes its takeover.

DOD making the move to its new online collaboration platform

The department is transitioning from the Defense Connect Online collaboration system to the cloud-based, higher-capacity Defense Collaboration Services.

Simulations to help Marines think on their feet

ONR puts out a call for simulation systems that help teach decision-making at the squad level, an area that has been overlooked by researchers.

With Army's geospatial tool, new terrain is familiar terrain

SAGE gives commanders, engineers and analysts a detailed look at the lay of the land.

Intelligence agencies getting on board with IC ITE

With the foundation set, the initiative is also looking to improve enterprise management and develop new capabilities.

NGA's map to put a world of geospatial intell in one place

The digital Map of the World will be the bedrock of the intelligence community’s information sharing.

How cloud is changing the spy game

For the first time, all 17 agencies in the Intelligence Community will be on a shared platform.

Lockheed demonstrates new maritime test bed for Navy

Simulated Aegis radar data was integrated with other ISR data to provide increased situational awareness in recent tests.

Intelligence agencies, Army team up to tackle interoperability standards

Army, DIA, and NGA want to leverage each other’s technologies, connect strategic intelligence to tactical operations.

DIA reveals new gateway for disruptive technologies

Open Innovation Gateway will enable non-traditional technology providers to work more closely with the agency.

Air Force awards five-year deal for Joint Operation Planning tool

Under the contract, worth up to $98 million, Northrop Grumman will maintain and enhance the Strategic Command’s Collaborative Information Environment.

Air Force's BATMAN team testing Google Glass

Researchers developing medical app for smartphones, tablets and Google Glass to be used by pararescue jumpers.

Navy committed, but cautious, on Joint Information Environment

IT leaders are on board with the concept, but want to be sure about security, cost and standards.

Air Force completes rollout of medical messaging system

MiCare gives airmen and their families a secure online portal for many medical services.