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Service CIO Lt. Gen. Jeff Sorenson details how the Army will judge and award $30,000 in prize money to soldiers and civilian employees under the Apps for the Army program. Up to 100 contestants can submit apps in one of eight categories. The Army will announce the winners in August.
Service CIO Jeff Sorenson says Apps for the Army contest will begin March 1. The first 100 individuals or teams will compete for the monetary awards for developing software that improves capabilities or addresses new challenges.
Lt. Gen. Sorenson says the service will issue a RFP in the coming weeks. Then the Army will follow with a solicitation for its data center consolidation effort, called APCs. Sorenson says it will launch Apps for the Army in the coming weeks as well.
Work continues throughout the Washington area as the Pentagon builds new facilities connected with BRAC, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. One of the most controversial projects deals with an Army office complex now being built in the city of Alexandria, Va.
Termination fees could impact budget of future modernization efforts. New strategy to detail incremental approach; Boeing still to do some work.
MC4 system lets services analyze how to better protect soldiers, deploy medical staff to improve battlefield care. Army expects wider use of system of systems across DoD.
Federal Register notice details how the program will work. Service's approach similar to other science and technology lab demonstration projects.
The Army says it could soon do away with the car decals that allow people through the security checkpoint when they drive on base.
The Pentagon says the program costs too much to keep it going.
The Army plans to release technical standards for its IT systems next year, in a process that leaders say will give greater predictability to industry. For the Army, the benefit will be an enterprise network that lets it quickly integrate new technologies as they come to market.
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