IBM has won a contract to create a machine that can hear and speak in many languages. The $6.5 million contract came from the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency.
The Defense Intelligence Agency is now 50 years old, but its current and former leaders say the last 10 have come to define it as an agency.
The outgoing chief of staff for U.S. Cyber Command said recently the military’s professional cyber corps has strong, diverse capabilities.
The National Geospatial Agency formally opened its headquarters Monday. Its $1.7 billion facility is the third largest in the national capital region.
The National Institutes of Health Director, Dr. Francis Collins, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to explain a partnership between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.
Today on the Federal Drive: The Defense Intelligence Agency wants to ease the revolving door so it’s younger workforce can return if they depart and the GAO rates a Federal Protective Service project poorly.
The Defense Intelligence Agency wants the ”revolving door” between government and industry to swing both ways, making it easier for employees to return to the agency after they’ve left. DIA Deputy Director David Shedd said a new entry-exit program is just getting off the ground to meet the changing needs of its newer — and younger — workforce. This story is part of Federal News Radio’s ongoing coverage of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, ”9/11: A Government Changed.”
The Navy’s cyber command will welcome a new leader as it approaches its one-year anniversary since declaring full operational capability.
DIA Director Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess said the benefits of information sharing outweigh the risks. He cited the importance of building relationships and the Internet as an information-gathering tool.
OFPP administrator Dan Gordon said the morale of contracting officers and other acquisition workers is improving. OPM issued a new IT program and project management competency guidance.
Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss recent speculation that the Defense Department ignored proposals from the Defense Contract Audit Agency nearly two years ago.
Jacob Haynes, the Defense Contract Management Agency’s CIO, said a zero client set up will rely totally on the cloud for all computing needs. July 14, 2011
Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski will take over from Rear Adm. Jan Tighe as the deputy director of operations at Cyber Command.
The Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department needs to step up its cybersecurity training.