Tag Archives: agile development

Q&A With David Egts of Red Hat About COVID-19 Impact, Gov’t Tech Initiatives, Open Source

David Egts

David Egts, director and chief technologist of the Red Hat's North American public sector, recently took part in a recent Q&A session with ExecutiveBiz. Egts will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s Secure IT Modernization in Today’s Environment Virtual Event on August 26th. Click here to register for the virtual event. 

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DoD Seeks Info on Potential Support Sources for Security Clearance Processing System

The Department of Defense has issued a request for information on potential contractors that could apply agile development methods to manage a new information technology system built to facilitate the background investigation process, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The RFI comes as the Defense Security Service prepares to assume responsibilities over …

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Ray Williams: Radiant Solutions Uses AI, Other Emerging Tech to Help Clients Gain Insights From Data

Ray Williams, vice president and general manager of agile intelligence business at Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions subsidiary, has discussed how his business works to help clients quickly generate insights from data sources in support of national security, environmental and humanitarian efforts. Williams explained in a blog post published Thursday how …

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TSA Plans ‘Agile’ Development Services BPA

The Transportation Security Administration plans to establish a new contract vehicle that will cover “agile” development services for the agency’s efforts to customize and integrate information technology platforms that support its mission. TSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday it looks to procure IT design, development, testing and adaptive maintenance services …

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Raytheon Updates Air Operations Center Software With Agile Methodology; Todd Probert Quoted

Raytheon has used agile development practices in efforts to integrate new features into the baseline software of the U.S. Air Force’s Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System, Flightglobal reported Wednesday. The company added functions for targeting, battle damage assessment and logistics applications, among other things, into the software to …

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Guest Spot: DSA’s R.J. Kolton on ‘Six Actions Mid-Tier Companies Can Take in 2018 to Achieve Long-Term Growth’

Written by: R.J. Kolton R.J. Kolton is Senior Vice President for Business Development for Data Systems Analysts, Inc., (DSA), a mid-tier employee-owned company. He oversees planning and implementation of the corporate growth strategy and business development operations. He is also Vice President for Mid-Tier Advocacy (MTA, Inc.), a 501(3)c organization …

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USCIS Seeks Info on ‘DevSecOps’ Support Sources for Cloud-Based Systems

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has asked information on potential vendors that can provide development, security and operations support services, Nextgov reported Monday. USCIS said in a July 12 notice on FedBizOpps it wants information on how companies apply “DevSecOps” to machine learning, analytics, big …

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Susie Adams: Microsoft Provides Tech Support for VA Healthcare Access Tool

Microsoft has provided its government cloud platform and database technology to the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to help VA launch a web-based tool for military veterans and family members to access their healthcare data electronically. Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft’s federal business, said Thursday VA’s Access to Care …

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Unisys Seeks to Advance Data Analytics With New Virtual AI Center, Machine Learning Service

Unisys has unveiled a virtual center for artificial intelligence and a machine learning-based service offering designed to help organizations create data analytics tools and forecast changes in business situations. The company said Wednesday its Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence will go live in May and offer access to best practices and online tools in the …

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