Posts from GovConDaily for 10/28/2014

Graham Plaster on The Intelligence Community LLC’s Freelance Marketplace, Workforce Trends

The Intelligence Community LLC has sought the help of the crowd through the firm’s new marketplace for freelancers to promote their ideas in the national security and intelligence arenas. Between October 27th and December 5th, interested individuals and companies will have the opportunity to back these ideas through the open-funding platform IndieGoGo…
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SRA-SAP NS2 Team Updates Agriculture Dept’s Supply Chain Mgmt System; Gil Dussek Comments

An SRA International and SAP NS2 alliance helped the U.S. Department of Agriculture build an integrated platform for managing the agency’s local and oversees food and nutrition programs. USDA’s Web Based Supply Chain Management system is based on SAP technology and works to help agency users order, purchase and track commodities for school lunch initiatives and food banks, SRA said Tuesday
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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Receives ACT-IAC’s Top Award at 2014 Leadership Conference

Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T‘s government solutions business, has received the Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award from the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council…
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Ben Fitzgerald: Defense Tech Acquisition a Matter of Balancing Strategy, Innovation

Two industry executives have provided their views on the Pentagon’s efforts to reform its weapons acquisition process in the face of budget uncertainty and international security threats, Defense News reported Sunday
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Tom Frana: ViON DataAdapt Analytics Tool Built to Find Insider Threats

ViON has unveiled a new DataAdapt Analytics tool that works to predict and mitigate cyber threats and fraud by utilizing data mining, analytics, visualization and modeling tools. The company said Monday it collaborated with IBM and other partners to develop the offering…
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James Clapper: Federal Agencies Must Work Toward ‘Vertical’ Integration

James Clapper, director of national intelligence, has called on federal government and law enforcement agencies to collaborate toward what he calls vertical intelligence integration. Clapper told audiences at the IATA – AVSEC World conference on Monday that “intelligence integration” has been the theme of his leadership for the past four years…
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