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JUN 2022

Theme: Software Factories

  • Opening Remarks:
    • Ms. Robin Yeman,  Chief Technical Officer at Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation

  • Software Factories:
    • Navy –
      • Storehouse Software Factory – Ms. Candaice Deloach, Senior Scientific Technical Manager (SSTM) for Warfare Systems Software Science and Technology and Development

      • NAVFactory – Mr. David Smith, Division Manager, NAVFAC Information Technology Center (NITC)

    • Air Force –
      • Hangar 18 – Mr. Matt Jacobsen, Director Hangar 18, Dr. Mark Reith, liaison to the AFIT graduate school and Mr. Matthew Dever, Director, Air Force Cyberspace Technical Center of Excellence, Air Force Institute of Technology

  • Defining Software Modernization Terminology:

    • Mr. George Lamb, DoD CIO Computer Scientist

  • Software Factories Roundtable Q&A
  • Closing Remarks:
    • Mr. Rob Vietmeyer, Director, Cloud and Software Modernization

  • 06-09-2022 DevSecOps CoP Slides

APR 2022

Theme: Application Programming Interface (API)

  • Opening Remarks:
    • Mr. Rob Vietmeyer, OSD, DoD CIO Director, Cloud and Software Modernization
  • API Introduction:
    • Mr. McKay Tolboe, Chief Cybersecurity Policy and Implementation
    • Mr. Tyler Gesling, Cybersecurity SME, DoD CIO
  • Program Executive Office Manpower, Logistics and Business Solutions Data Transformation Services (PEO MLB DaTS):

    • Mr. Abiola Olowokere, USN PEO MLB Data Services and Information Intelligence Pillar Lead and team
  • Business Enterprise Systems Product INnovation (BESPIN):
    • Mr. James Crocker, CTO Lab Director, BESPIN and team
  • Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA):
    • Mr. Edward Moshinsky, SE Modernization Chief ENG Support.

    • Mr. Jimmy “Rev” Jones, PhD, NH-IV, SAF/AQLV, STITCHES Warfighter Application Team Lead
  • Closing Remarks:
    • Mr. Mr. Allan Dianic, Director, Software Engineering OSD OUSD (R&E)

MAR 2022

Theme: Continuous Authorization to Operate (cATO)

  • Opening Remarks:
    • Mr. David McKeown, DoD DCIO Cybersecurity & Chief Information Security Officer

    • Mr. Tony Plater, DON CISO, DON CIO

  • Continuous Authorization to Operate (cATO) Memorandum:
    • Mr. McKay Tolboe, Chief Cybersecurity Policy and Implementation

    • Mr. Tyler Gesling, Cybersecurity SME, DoD CIO

  • cATO Discussion and Open Q&A:
    • Moderated by Mr. Tyler Gesling
    • Mr. Daniel Holtzman, HQE, Cyber Technical Director, U.S. Air Force

    • Mr. Tony Plater, DON CISO, DON CIO

    • Col Jennifer Krolikowski, Director, Chief Information Officer, Space Force

    • Mr. McKay Tolboe, Chief Cybersecurity Policy and Implementation, DoD CIO CS

  • Closing Remarks::
    • Mr. Tyler Gesling

FEB 2022

Theme: Software Bill of Materials (SBOM)
Opening Remarks: Ms. Michele Iversen, Director of Risk Assessment and Operational Integration

  • Software Bill of Materials (SBOM), briefed by:
    • Dr. Allen Friedman, CISA, DHS
    • Mr. Paul De naray, DCIO(CS)/RAOI, Aerospace FFRDC
    • Mr. Matt Huston, CISO, CIO Platform One
  • Compliance as Code Demonstration, briefed by:
    • Mr. Peter Schmidt, DevSecOps Program Manager, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
    • Mr. William Mohseni, Systems Engineer, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
    • Mr. Randall Golden, ManTech, (providing the demonstration)
  • 02-10-2022DevSecOps-CoP-Slides-SBOM-FINAL.pdf

DEC 2021

  • Theme: Data
    • Alternative DevSecOps (Data Lab/SIGNUS construct)
  • Briefed by:
    • Dr. Josef Allen, Technical Advisor, Air Combat Command Intel Data/Tech Futures Division
    • Mr. Christopher Smith, Director of Engineering for the Altitude Applied Insight’s Platform
    • Mr. Richard Qualis, Chief Architect of the HQ ACC/A29 SIGNUS System
  • Theme: Data Management/Date Governance
  • Briefed by:
    • Dr. Allen (Primarily)
    • Dr. Carlos Otero, Consultant, Author, Award-Winning Faculty Member

NOV 2021

  • Theme: A Fireside Chat on Metrics

    • Moderated by:  Ms. Ana Kreiensieck,

    • Dr. Mik Kersten, CEO Tasktop Technologies

    • Mr. Bryan Finster, Platform One

    • Lt Col Michael Tanner, PM USAF

  • 11-18-2021 DevSecOps CoP Slides Final

OCT 2021

  • Theme: Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • DevSecOps Enterprise Reference Design Documents 2.1
    • Mr. Jason Weiss, Chief Software Officer, OSD, DoD CIO
  • Infrastructure as Code Overview/Rapid Deployment
    • Mr. Dave Lago, Cloud Computing Program Office, DISA
    • Mr. Hsiao-Chuan Su, Cloud Engineer, DISA
    • Mr. Aaron Hunter, Principal Enterprise Cloud Engineer DODIN Joint Warfighter Capabilities
    • Mr. Michael Miller, CISSP, PMP, Contractor-VTG
  • 10OCT21 DevSecOps COP Slides Final

SEP 2021

  • Theme: Operations 
  • SpaceCAMP – 1st Lt. Christopher Paul, Agile Space Operations Software Manager
  • F-16 In-Flight Software Update – Capt. Justin Marsh, Chief, F-16 Advanced Programs Section (WP)
  • National Background Investigations Services (NBIS) – Mr. Jeffery Smith, Program Manager NBIS

AUG 2021

  • Theme: Agile Software Development
  • Naval Operations Architecture – Project Overmatch – Mr. Richard (Rick) Jack, Distinguished C4ISR Software Engineer(SSTM) NIWC PAC
  • “Learning Technology Warehouse” solution for sharing software/containers with our end users – Dr. Sarah Schatz, Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, OSD
  • US Military Entrance Processing Command (MEPCOM) – Legacy to Modernization – Mr. Matthew Lince, J6, HQ USMEPCOM



  • ​Theme – Continuous Authorization (cATO)
  • Keynote by Ms. Lauren Knausenberger, CIO Department of the Air Force
  • Continuous Risk Management Framework (cRMF) – Army
  • Platform One cATO – Air Force
  • Black Pearl – Department of the Navy
  • Chaos Engineering – Kessel Run
  • 06-23-2021-DevSecOps-CoP-Slides-Final.pdf


MAY 2021

APR 2021

  • Preview of the Software Modernization Strategy – DoD CIO

  • Updates – DISA

  • DAU Training for Agile/DevSecOps – Defense Acquisition University

  • JCIDS Ignite – OUSD(A&S)

  • Test & Evaluation Ignite – OUSD(A&S)

  • 08 Apr 2021 DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Slides.pdf

MAR 2021

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DEC 2020

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OCT 2020

SEP 2020

  • Navy – AEGIS’ Agile Journey
  • Air Force, Kessel Run – Middle Tier Acquisition
  • OUSD(A&S) – DoD Acquisition Innovators CoP
  • DoD CIO – DSAWG DevSecOps Teams Update
  • DISA – Demonstration of STIG Automation work
  • 10 Sep 2020 DevSecOps CoP Slides.pdf
  • Kessel Run MTA