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DOD gets new chief software officer

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Rob Vietmeyer is the new chief software officer within the DOD CIO's information enterprise division.

DISA to launch 'Vulcan' DevSecOps program

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Vulacan is a continuous integration, continuous delivery (CI/CD) program meant to help spread DevSecOps software development principles and tools across the agency — and potentially wider.

Air Force considering shaking up its software factories

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The Air Force is looking at reorganizing its software factories, one of the leaders in the office that oversees them told FedScoop. Among the military services, the Air Force has been particularly keen on software factories, which are tasked with quickly and securely developing and delivering new software for the Department of Defense. The service currently has 16 of them — compared, for example, to the Army’s one — and…

Department of Defense software leader to depart

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Jason Weiss, the Department of Defense’s chief software officer, is leaving his role, he announced in a LinkedIn post yesterday. Weiss came into the job in October 2021 having served as the director of software modernization since January of that year. He oversaw the adoption of software development and modernization of legacy applications in the department. He was the first department-wide chief software officer, a role created in late 2021…

Soon-to-be-released defense budget will align funding toward JADC2

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Despite releasing what a top official referred to as a “seminal document” for the Department of Defense’s new concept for joint all-domain command and control (JADC2), the proof will be in how systems associated with that effort are funded across the individual services. And according to the official leading the charge, there is a funding mechanism in place in the soon-to-be-released fiscal 2023 defense budget request to purchase the technologies…

DOD publishes new software modernization strategy, memos on code

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The Department of Defense issued a rash of new software policy documents in recent days, including a new Software Modernization Strategy, aimed at speeding up the way the military codes. The strategy, published Wednesday, was accompanied by recent memos on strengthening cybersecurity with a “continuous Authority to Operate” and another on the importance of open-source software. Together, the documents aim to push software closer to the center of how DOD…