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FCW Insider: July 13

How DOD's executive exodus could affect tech modernization

Back-to-back resignations raise concerns about how things will be run without permanent leadership in key areas from policy to tech development.

Navy, Marines look to boost virtual ‘sailorization’ for recruits

Wwhile recruits are under restricted movement orders to reduce the spread of COVID-19 , the Navy and Marine Corps are using a distributed learning environment where lessons to recruits are pushed to wireless devices.

Biden campaign hires new CISO, CTO

Days after putting out a notice for cyber openings, the campaign confirmed it had brought on Chris DeRusha as its Chief Information Security Officer and Jackie Chang as Chief Technology Officer.

Defense contractors pressure White House, DOD for more pandemic stimulus funds

Major defense company executives are pushing the White House and Pentagon for additional financial relief due to increased costs caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

House pushes to preserve scientific integrity, congressional oversight

Appropriations Committee approves Interior and Legislative Branch appropriations bills for FY2021.

Quick Hits

The deadline for Government Innovation Award nominations has been extended to July 17. Submit yours today, and ensure that the most innovative government projects, disruptive companies and individual Rising Stars get the recognition they deserve.

Also, don't miss next week's FCW and Defense Systems' Workshop on DOD Cloud.  Learn more about the speakers and topics at this July 15 virtual event at FCW.com/DODcloud.

Posted by FCW Staff on Jul 13, 2020 at 1:29 AM


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