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Microsoft wins Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI contract

WASHINGTON — When the dust settles, FCW reports Microsoft could be the cloud provider of choice for the Pentagon for years to come. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract … Continue reading Microsoft wins Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI contract

Next Generation Digerati are no strangers to ‘Hidden Figure$​’​

Annual IT Summit in D.C. Broadens Tech-Inclusion and Community Outreach WASHINGTON — Helping Other People Excel. Now in its tenth year, H.O.P.E. Project DMV (HOPE) has successfully developed a proven approach … Continue reading Next Generation Digerati are no strangers to ‘Hidden Figure$​’​

APL’s Chief of Intelligent Systems Weighs in on Artificial Intelligence

BALTIMORE, MD—As chief of the Intelligent Systems Center at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, Maryland, Ashley Llorens is at the nexus of efforts to develop a technology … Continue reading APL’s Chief of Intelligent Systems Weighs in on Artificial Intelligence

Meet the Corps’ New CIO

PENTAGON — On 10 April 2018, the Defense Department announced U.S. Marine Corps Colonel Lorna M. Mahlock’s  nomination for appointment to the rank of Brigadier General.  Mahlock was serving as the … Continue reading Meet the Corps’ New CIO

General Dynamics to Acquire CSRA for $9.6 Billion

FALLS CHURCH, VA — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) announced February 12, 2018 they have entered into a definitive agreement under which General Dynamics will acquire all … Continue reading General Dynamics to Acquire CSRA for $9.6 Billion

President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command

WASHINGTON — At the direction of the president, the Defense Department today (18 AUG 17) initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command (UCC). “This new unified … Continue reading President Elevates U.S. Cyber Command to Unified Combatant Command

DIA Director appointed new Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command

PENTAGON — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced that one of the president’s general officer assignment nominations on 19 JUNE 2017 is Marine Corps Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart for appointment … Continue reading DIA Director appointed new Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command

Microsoft Inks $927M Pentagon Deal

FORT MEADE, MD [Nasdaq]—Under a new contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Microsoft will provide new consulting services that include software developers and product teams “to leverage a … Continue reading Microsoft Inks $927M Pentagon Deal

Industry Mission Partners receive top Tech and Community Awards

WASHINGTON (bdpatoday)—Industry mission partners received technology and community service awards on Saturday, November 19, 2016, from National BDPA’s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPA-DC). Recognition was provided for community involvement and direct … Continue reading Industry Mission Partners receive top Tech and Community Awards

DoD launching innovation office near MIT

Accelerating Innovation to the Warfighter CAMBRIDGE, MA — Today, AP is reporting Defense Secretary Ash Carter is launching the military’s latest effort at improving its technological capabilities in Cambridge, Massachusetts. … Continue reading DoD launching innovation office near MIT

Cyber ROTC

The House Passes Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Policy Bill WASHINGTON — The House voted on Wednesday,  May 18th, 2016, to add billions to a list of Pentagon weapons programs and training, … Continue reading Cyber ROTC

DOD STEM Leads in Technology and Innovation

WASHINGTON—The Department of Defense (DoD) STEM mission is to attract, inspire, and develop exceptional STEM talent across the education continuum to enrich our current and future DoD workforce to meet … Continue reading DOD STEM Leads in Technology and Innovation