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Amanda Ziadeh

DOD Needs An Innovation Strategy

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GAO commends DOD for weapon prototypes but more innovation is needed.

The Department of Defense invests around $70 billion a year in weapon system research.

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Amanda Ziadeh

DHS Develops Virtual Game To Train First Responders

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First responders of any agency on any level have access to EDGE.

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate teamed up with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to develop a gaming-like virtual training platform for first responders.

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Amanda Ziadeh

Federal agencies meet or exceed small business contract goals

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Most CFO Act agencies continue to improve since 2011.

The Small Business Administration works with federal departments to help establish small business prime and sub-contracting goals.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Stacy Cummings, Program Executive Officer, Defense Healthcare Management Systems (DHMS)

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We sat down with Stacy Cummings who told us how her past work history has prepared her for her current role as Program Executive Officer of DHMS, as well as the challenges she faced with the rollout of MHS GENESIS.

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Cyber takeaways from White House meeting with tech execs

Industry and government talked better security practices during IT modernization.

President Donald Trump’s meeting with top technology executives on June 19 discussed the government’s IT modernization efforts.  The outcome was advice for defending federal networks and a better understanding of what industry needs from government.

Amanda Ziadeh
Amanda Ziadeh

DHS embarks on digital transformation

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CTO Mike Hermus adopts and adapts to the changing tech and data landscape.

The Department of Homeland Security’s operational and support components serve a multitude of missions.

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Bill Mason

VA’s MVP Program’s Role In The Future Of Personalized Medicine

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Analysis of its massive database is key to better treating vets and general public. 

Personalized treatment of a disease holds much promise in helping patients recover as quickly and completely as possible.

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Amanda Ziadeh

Cloud Reduces Application Development Time For AF and DHS’ CIS

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The Cloud enables Air Force and Citizenship and Immigration Services to reallocate resources as they modernize and improve security.

Federal agencies are moving to cloud services to focus less on datacenters and infrastructure, and more on appli

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Amanda Ziadeh

Commercial Cloud Passes The IC Test

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CIA CIO says moving to cloud was the best decision the agency ever made. 

The Central Intelligence Agency’s adoption of Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) is rocketing the Intelligence Community’s capabilities resulting in unprecedented innovation, so claims CIA’s

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Amanda Ziadeh

DHS plans to modernize IT by putting high value assets first

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CTO Michael Hermus wants to secure and improve the systems that provide the ultimate end-user outcomes.

With a rather limited IT federal budget, modernizing technology to improve security and processes requires prioritizing those highest value assets.

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Amanda Ziadeh

Congressman Jim Langevin’s three cybersecurity priorities

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Patching vulnerabilities in a world of machine learning and connected devices.

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, identified a leading problem facing national cybersecurity today: as technolo

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