Pursuing DoD Business? Here is what is driving major USN procurements

CTOvision Pro senior analyst Chris Scott produced an updated assessment relevant to organizations seeking to serve the DoD market in this special report. For more login and see: Pursuing DoD Business? Here is what is driving major USN procurements   

Navy Information Dominance Day 2014: What industry needs to know to serve the USN

Editor’s note: our research analyst Chris Scott produces recaps below for industry partners seeking to better serve federal missions. They are produced for our CTOvision Pro readers. For access, sign up here. On 7 May, the Navy again assembled all their leaders in C5ISR to brief Industry on their priorities and requirements.  This annual ritual […]

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: building a business when there are no easy answers

I was recently speaking with a friend who formed a business. His background is perfect for what he is doing, his ideas are solid, his product addresses a pain point in most modern enterprises. And he has the stamina and work ethic of a champion. But still there is no certainty in his future. Even […]

High Tech Aircraft Carrier

The highly anticipated USS Gerald R. Ford was christened at Newport News, VA this month. This is a very exciting time for not just the Navy but those that track national security technology. This new class of carrier features an Advanced Jet Blast deflectors and an Electric Aircraft Launch System. These two systems are very […]

Navy’s Elite Super IT Team: There are lessons here for IT in any complex global enterprise

Connecting lots of high end users spread across the globe in constantly changing configurations is a challenge that the Navy tackles every day. Picture this:  300 ships moving in and out of geographic regions, connecting and disconnecting to a varied structure of military and commercial satellites. Add to the mix an average three-year rotation onboard for […]

Join us at the 2013 Federal Forum, August 6th

On August 6th at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington DC, MeriTalk and Brocade will be hosting a fantastic event. It will be hosted by Anthony Robbins, the Vice President of Federal Sales at Brocade. Lloyd Carney, CEO at Brocade will be introducing Terry Halvorsen, CIO of the Navy, who will be keynoting the event. It […]