Army Accelerates App Innovation and Delivery

Army Accelerates App Innovation and Delivery

The next Apps for the Army (A4A) challenge, tentatively scheduled to launch in 2012, is expanding, allowing participation from public and industry developers. The Army Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6 is creating prototype monetization business models, which demonstrate how Web traffic is converted into sales, and is addressing intellectual property rights for the next A4A, said Gary Blohm, Army CIO/G-6’s lead for Army Software Transformation. “This time, the Army wants to tap into industry, and not just for its well-known app development capabilities, but to help them look at new ways to broaden third-party participation in the marketplace,” Blohm said. As a way to accelerate the innovation and delivery of applications, […]