Author Archive

Matthew French

Setting boundaries

Defense Department officials issued the Interim Defense Acquisition Guidebook

Cybersecurity

The outsourcing hole

As more software development is shifted overseas, concerns grow about security

Workforce

CTO of DISA to leave

Dawn Meyerriecks, chief technology officer for the Defense Information Systems Agency, will leave government at the end of July.

Intercepts

Harvey to Army; GPS and Coke; Map errors; Discount Microsoft prices

Workforce

Technology aids search for MIAs

Navy investigators use Star Archives to store and cross-reference files

Workforce

Acting CFO to leave DOD

Larry Lanzillotta has been hired by Northrop Grumman.

Workforce

DOD test program praised

The inspector general says a DOD system used to acquire technology and rapidly deploy it to troops in the field is a model success.

Workforce

Marines add $7M to General Dynamics contract

The contract modification comes as a result of feedback received from Marines and sailors in-theater.

Intercepts

Harvey, Justice, Gmail and Individual Ready Reserves.

Workforce

General Dynamics wins $478M Joint Forces contract

The contract calls for General Dynamics to support various Joint Forces Command experimentation and concept development programs.

Workforce

GAO: DOD skills analysis needed

Military leaders can't plan for their future workforce without knowing the skills of the current one, auditors say.

Workforce

GAO: Net-centric war needs better integration

Defense technologies need integration work and upgrades to perform at expected levels, the General Accounting Office says.

NMCI test center delayed

The Navy Marine Corps Intranet Product Evaluation Center may not be up and running until the end of this year, according to NMCI executives.

Workforce

Exchanging the old for the new at the Pentagon

National Security Personnel System offers DOD greater flexibility

Acquisition

Shifting the burden

EDS shares NMCI risks with subcontractors

Intercepts

Belle of the ball, buzz creation, silent treatment and a rut.

Watching the subs

EDS' major Navy Marine Corps Intranet subcontractors

Worker safeguards

Some unions and federal employees are concerned about certain elements of the National Security Personnel System that could create unfair working conditions and cronyism

Workforce

Navy takes new shot at NMCI metrics

Officials are phasing out some provisions that have delayed efforts to attract users to NMCI.

Workforce

Navy leader backs NMCI, EDS

The service cannot afford to go back to where it was before NMCI, Navy Secretary Gordon England says.