DoD Public And Private Cloud Mandates: And insights from a deployed communications professional on why it matters

All who track DoD technology issues have been waiting way too long to see DoD to capitalize on the benefits of Cloud Solutions. This topic has been studied for years (see, for example, DSB Report on Cyber Security and Reliability in a Digital Cloud). Building on years of work, Ms. Takai, DoD’s CIO, signed out the […]

DISA Provides A milCloud Overview: Looks like progress, but watch for two big risks

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DISA released the information below as an update on milCloud, an integrated suite of capabilities designed to drive agility into the development, deployment and maintenance of DoD applications. I have no insider information on this activity, but reading between the lines leads me to conclude there are two key risks to this program. My sense […]

US Navy’s Engineering Center Provides Deal Winning Info To Industry

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The US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) is a large organization focused on design and acquisition of systems. They primarily serve the Navy but also support other DoD organizations, spending billions of dollars a year on technology. SPAWAR makes point of trying to reach out to small businesses to provide them the […]

The Need for A Strategic Pivot in DoD R&D

This CTOvision Pro produced analysis focuses on the technological needs for DoD in order to ensure a modern infrastructure while enhancing DoD ability to defend itself. It specifically calls for a shift in R&D spending in DoD. The Need For A Strategic Pivot in DoD R&D: A concept piece for enhancing DoD cyber security posture […]

Expeditionary IT… maybe some new work in Charleston?

It seems like a waiting game right now. DoD has the money to purchase many of the things it needs, but because of the recent budget struggles and the current uncertainty, they are holding onto every penny – nervous to commit to anything until things settle down. We are still waiting for the big decisions […]

Sitscape: Award-Winning Situational Software

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SitScape has generated incredible excitement in the analytical community in government and Fortune 100 companies. This post will provide insight on why. SitScape is an enterprise software company headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Northern Virginia, right outside of Washington D.C. SitScape was founded with a single vision to empower business and mission users to visually access […]