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Bob Brewin

Editor at Large Bob Brewin joined Government Executive in April 2007, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a journalist focusing on defense issues and technology. Bob covers the world of defense and information technology for Nextgov, and is the author of the “What’s Brewin” blog.
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From Nextgov.com: Board recommends new strategy for complex Defense programs

August 12, 2008 The Defense Department should adopt the system of systems approach to complex projects used for the Army's $160 billion Future Combat Systems program, an advisory board recommended in a recent report. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.

Board recommends new strategy for complex Defense programs

August 12, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Such an approach, in which multiple complex systems are integrated and linked by a network, would help the Pentagon meet the demands of 21st century warfare, according to a report by the Defense Science Board. Philip Coyle, senior adviser with the Center for Defense Information, a security policy research organization...

Air Force suspends Cyber Command program

August 12, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Air Force on Monday suspended all efforts related to development of a program to become the dominant service in cyberspace, according to knowledgeable sources. Top Air Force officials put a halt to all activities related to the establishment of the Cyber Command, a provisional unit that is currently part...

What's Brewin: An RFID Game Plan

August 8, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow $744 million: That's what the Defense Department plans to spend on integrating radio frequency identification into its supply chain between now and 2013, based an automatic identification technology deployment plan signed by the head of U.S. Transportation Command, Air Force Gen. Norton Schwartz, earlier this year, and kindly forwarded to...

From Nextgov.com: Defense Intelligence Agency launches mega IT contract

August 6, 2008 The Defense Intelligence Agency kicked off a billion-dollar-plus procurement on Aug. 4 for information technology and services for the Defense Department intelligence community, all four services and non-Defense agencies with intelligence missions. Click here to read the full story on Nextgov.com.

Defense Intelligence Agency launches mega IT contract

August 6, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Defense Intelligence Agency kicked off a billion-dollar-plus procurement on Aug. 4 for information technology and services for the Defense Department intelligence community, all four services and non-Defense agencies with intelligence missions. Comment on this article in The Forum.In its draft request for proposals for the $1.2 billion, five-year Solutions...

From Nextgov.com: Defense launches mental health portal for vets

August 5, 2008 The Defense Department's Military Health System launched on Aug. 5 a behavioral health Web portal that will allow service members to anonymously seek mental health treatments for maladies such as combat stress and post-traumatic stress disorder in what the agency called a "stigma free" environment. Read the full story on...

Defense launches mental health portal for vets

August 5, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Defense Department's Military Health System launched on Aug. 5 a behavioral health Web portal that will allow service members to anonymously seek mental health treatments for maladies such as combat stress and post-traumatic stress disorder in what the agency called a "stigma free" environment. Comment on this article in...

What's Brewin: DISA's New Gig

August 1, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Everyone is doing the Web 2.0 thing. But the Defense Information Systems Agency plans to take it a step further with its Global Information Grid, the network that serves Defense Department users worldwide with voice, video and data connections. The agency plans to kick off GIG 2.0 soon, I'm told....

Appropriators worry VA isn't capitalizing on IT centralization

July 28, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Senate appropriators are concerned that centralization of Veterans Affairs Department information technology operations has failed to improve efficiency, according to a report accompanying the fiscal 2009 VA spending bill. Comment on this article in The Forum.VA restructured its IT operations in April 2007, giving the Office of Information and Technology...

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