software development

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NASA’s software development gets complex

NASA runs on software, as do many federal agencies. Rockets are what they are known for, sure, but controlling them and interpreting data, even handling…

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In this Aug. 5, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Air Force, an F-35 fighter jet pilot and crew prepare for a mission at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates. The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it plans to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as part of a broader arms deal worth more than $23 billion. (Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Smarter software could help Air Force cut fuel bills by a million gallons per week

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Ellen Lord, Defense Acquisition and Sustainment undersecretaryAcquisition and Sustainment Undersecretary Ellen Lord at a Defense Writers Group event in Washington D.C.

Pentagon teeing up nine programs to test new ‘color of money’ for software development

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Using application services to enhance government customer experience

GDIT’s Janek Claus, DevOps capability lead and Jay Olsen, director of application services discuss how the correct methodology can complete tasks quickly…

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Open systems evolving to improve DoD buying power

When trying to make legacy software compatible with other systems, the technology needs to evolve to meet the current need, said Nick Guertin of the Carnegie…

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AP/Mel EvansUnited States Military Academy cadet Dylan Hyde watches data on a computer at the Cyber Research Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The West Point cadets are fending off cyber attacks this week as part of an exercise involving all the service academies. The annual Cyber Defense Exercise requires teams from the five service academies to create computer networks that can withstand attacks from the National Security Agency and the Department of Defense. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Innovation board has a dozen ideas to help fix DoD’s software acquisition woes

The Defense Innovation Board, tasked by Congress with finding ways to lower DoD’s software acquisition costs and speed projects up, says the department needs to begin by asking different questions of its development teams.

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