Modernization News

Using Innovative Approaches to Defense

Government Matters (Jan. 22, 2020)

The Defense Department is searching for ways to bring private sector tech innovation into their enterprise. Matthew Cornelius, executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation, says that industry can offer solutions that the government isn’t considering right now.

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The need for competitive innovation in national security

C4isrnet (Jan. 9, 2020)

The United States government is clamoring for commercial companies to engage in the effort to out-innovate global competitors. When the most innovative companies compete to deliver the best technology, the government is empowered to serve the public with excellence and efficiency.

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5 Ways Cybersecurity Chiefs Can Support Emerging Tech

Government Technology (Oct/Nov 2019)

The Achilles’ heel to advances in technology will continue to be cybersecurity. New technologies will only continue making their way into government IT shops, and a smart management approach will ensure smooth adoption with cybermeasures in place.  Here are tips to help enable the benefits of emerging technologies and avoid the downsides.

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GSA Offers More Details on Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence

Nextgov (Oct. 8, 2019)

The General Services Administration is making artificial intelligence the sixth pillar of its Centers of Excellence program. After helping the Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center accelerate its development of AI technologies and increase the Pentagon’s adoption of those tools, GSA officials see the opportunity to reapply that work to help the rest of the government reap the benefits of the emerging tech.

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NIST Looking for Partners to Secure Energy IoT

FCW (Oct. 7, 2019)

NIST is looking to enter into cooperative research agreements for products and technical expertise that can secure energy-related internet-of-things devices. The initiative marks the first foray into the energy sector for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, a clearinghouse for public and private sector cyber expertise.

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