*** Washington Technology reports that Will Roper, the former Air Force acquisition chief, has joined the board of directors of Volansi, a company focused on autonomous, vertical take-off and landing middle-mile drone delivery services and holds a spot on the USAF's Skyborg program, and also joined the board of advisers at augmented reality firm Red 6.
*** According to a recent Government Accountability Office report, federal agencies continue to pursue data center consolidation goals without a clear, consistent metric for server utilization, a key data point for measuring accomplishments. Separately, the report notes that agencies are showing impressive progress on the consolidation policy, with $6.24 billion in reported savings or cost avoidance from 2012-2020 and the closure of hundreds of federal agency data centers.
*** The Transportation Security Administration is exploring the use of video analytics for better security screening. Read more on this story in GCN.
Posted on Mar 08, 2021 at 2:53 AM