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3 Joint Staff Takeaways from MILCOM 2015

by Mark Wisinger, Analyst

Joint Staff J6 Director Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman recently spoke at MILCOM 2015 with DOD topics such as the Joint Information Environment (JIE), the Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS), and interoperability top of mind… 474 more words

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The COTS Danger to American Security

by Stephen Bryen

Row, row, row your boat,
Gently down the stream.
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
Security is but a dream.  –Mostly by Anon.

The Pentagon dreams about cyber security, but in many ways it is responsible for the government-wide debacle that is undermining the United States, imperiling the critical infrastructure, and compromising our defense and intelligence systems. 1,347 more words


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Navigating Government’s Evolving Contractual Landscape

by Tomas O’Keefe, Consultant

Government is raising the bar for competition, making management of contract vehicles more complicated through increased reporting requirements and consolidation of spend into large systems development vehicles… 292 more words

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Cyber Sprint Now a Cyber Marathon

by Lloyd McCoy Jr., Consultant

As a follow-up to the Cyber Sprint we saw this summer, the federal CIO, Tony Scott, and OMB just announced the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan (CSIP) which, like its predecessor, maps out objectives and action plans for agencies — and in this case, the civilian departments — to follow. 551 more words

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Macy's Pink Pig at Lenox Square (October 31- January 1, 2015)

Location:  Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA

October Hours:
October 31, 10:00 AM- 9:00 PM

November Hours:
Monday- Friday, 10:00 AM- 8:00 PM… 207 more words


Internet of Things: 3 Areas of Opportunity for COTS Vendors

by Kevin Shaker, Analyst, Market Intelligence

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than just a buzzword, it’s a full-blown reality. IoT is essentially the composition of multiple electronics, sensors, software, and device endpoints that communicate with each other by exchanging data and signals. 483 more words

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Helping families meet the bottom line

When Jason Fitzgerald, clinical coordinator and exercise physiologist at Dee Physical Therapy, met with the staff of the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) eight years ago, he discovered there was an unmet demand for disposable diapers for at-risk populations. 265 more words

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