Technology

Deloitte: Agile Process, New Business Models Key to Aerospace & Defense Industry’s Digital Transformation

Deloitte article says aerospace and defense companies should focus on four key areas to achieve digital transformation and one of those is implementing agile production and predictive quality controls in response to evolving demands. A&D companies should also create new business models, advance collaboration with the supply chain and protect data and intellectual property from cyber vulnerabilities, according to the article published Tuesday.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Steve Harris on Emerging Tech Trends, IT Modernization

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC’s federal business, told MeriTalk in an interview published Monday that artificial intelligence, internet of things and software-defined infrastructure are some of the emerging trends he sees in the federal information technology market. Harris discussed the importance of IT infrastructure modernization amid the presence of such tech capabilities.
 

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Icarus Aerospace Exhibits Public Safety-Tailored Version of Boeing-Made UAS

Training firm Icarus Aerospace exhibited its work on a Boeing-made unmanned helicopter geared for public safety operations during the National Sheriffs’ Association Winter Technology Conference, Commercial UAV News reported Saturday. The newly unveiled version of the S-100 Camcopter is designed to support search and rescue, resupply, disaster response and surveillance operations, the report noted.

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Social Security Administration Seeks Management Platform for Multi-Cloud Environment

The Social Security Administration plans to expand its cloud computing solution and is seeking vendors that can provide tools to help the agency manage the resulting multi-cloud environment. The SSA noted in a request for information notice issued Friday that “the selection of a suite of tools to assist in the management of the environment will be critical to the success of SSA’s overall cloud strategy.”

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