Tag Archives: Defense Innovation Board

Rob Strain, Ball Aerospace President, Joins DIB SAC

Rob Strain President Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace President Rob Strain will serve as a subcommittee member on the Defense Innovation Board (DIB) Space Advisory Committee (SAC), the company announced Monday. "This advisory panel will be critical in shaping the nation's path forward in space exploration, technology development and strategy at a time when the space domain is evolving quickly and in unforeseen ways," said Strain.

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Lockheed’s Matt Tarascio, Chris Benson: Secure, Unbiased Datasets Key to Establishing Public Trust in AI

Matt Tarascio

Matt Tarascio and Chris Benson of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said agencies should begin with having unbiased, secure datasets in order to build up the public’s trust in artificial intelligence applications and comply with legal requirements.

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Report: Former DIB Exec Director Joshua Marcuse to Join Google’s Public Sector Business

Joshua Marcuse

Joshua Marcuse, who served as executive director of the Defense Innovation Board for more than three years and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as been tapped to serve as head of strategy and innovation at Google's (Nasdaq: GOOGL) global public sector unit, Defense One reported Friday.

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Pivotal’s Paul Puckett: Lean Methodologies Could Help Agencies Advance Modern Software Development

Paul Puckett, chief technology officer for federal at Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL), has said the development of the U.S. Air Force’s tanker refueling application indicated that the service can deploy scalable software using lean methodologies. “That approach involves combining agile practices with pair programming, test-driven development and user-centered design to create software that meets a mission need,” Puckett wrote.

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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to …

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