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DAYTON/NCR FAST ROPE MEETING NOTES 6/21/19

  • 21 Jun 2019 11:12 AM
    Message # 7592196
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

    Dayton/NCR Fast Rope

    21 June 2019

    Dial-In Attendees:  Lynn Moad (LB Moad Consulting), Steve Hannaford (Illumination Works), Andrew Martin(APEGE Engineering), Tom Mikusa(AF Retired, looking for Dayton position), Ron Bounds(Independent Contractor looking for AF position), Bob Santmyer(PenBay), Bill Cox (Dayton PTAC), Janice Adams(Flairsoft), Dennis Lucey(Akima), Denise Redding(Infinium Insights), Jim Abercrombie(Trek10), Carl “Shof”Shofner(OST), Lenny Schaefer(Vana Solutions),Dheeraj Kulshrestha (Flairsoft), David Dodds (ICS), Joni Ahlers & Tim Harschutz (Segue Technologies)

    Upcoming Industry Events:

    Specific Needs/Leads:

    • ·         Tim Harschutz – Navy & MC work, keep Segue in mind for teaming
    • o   Contact Tim to receive Segue’s one-pager on Navy/MC experience
    • o   Tim’s focus on future FAST ROPE calls will center around the Navy/MC/Federal markets, so we hope to broaden the aperture on DoD new markets within FAST ROPE group
    • o   BAA still open for NAVAIR at Pax River. If interested, contact Tim
    • o   OTA – Segue CMG awarded the NASC OTA in Pax River
    • §  Open for new members if you are interested
    • ·         Lynn
    • o   August 22 WID event at WBI in Dayton, Ohio – link to come soon look for it in the events on the portal
    • ·         Steve Hannaford
    • o   LCID – General Bunch Focus (in no order of importance)
    • 1.      Digital Engineering, model based engineering (digital representations on platforms)
    • 2.      Rapid sustainment Office (RSO)
    • 3.      Condition Based maintenance
    • 4.      Open Mission Systems (will include in future RFPs – required to go faster)
    • 5.      Cyber Security – have to recruit, hire, train, reward, award and retain the right kinds of people
    • 6.      Things like Kessel Run, BESPIN – software
    • 7.       Adaptive basing (“base in a box” the future of how we fight)
    • 8.       S&T 2030 Strategy
    • 9.      A/C Availability -Aircraft Availability Improvement Efforts, pilot retention, surge and resiliency balance against budget (surge capability)
    • 10.  A/C Test, how do more combined testing (A/C testing similar to agile S/W dev)
    • o   Gen. Bunch plans to:
    • 1.      Listen
    • 2.      Focus on unfamiliar areas IMSC and AFSC
    • o   Expects continuing resolution for FY20
    • ·         Bill Cox
    • o   Active clients of PTAC $780M in new contract awards
    • ·         Dheeraj (Flairsoft)
    • o   Rich Aldridge – Software Development Challenges
    • §  Govt people to partner with industry
    • ·         Dennis Lucey
    • o   AFCEA Ft Belvoir – 06/26/19 Mr. John Howell, Project Director, PEO Soldier
    • o   AFCEA NOVA -Small Business Breakfast July 9 Reston, VA – Ellen Lord
    • ·         Jim Abercrombie
    • o   Federal Space
    • §  AWS services experts
    • §  AWS Cloud – All work that they do
    • §  SBIR (2) AWS Technology
    • ·         BESPIN – hoping to work in this
    • ·         Shof
    • o   LCID
    • §  Battle Management Systems- linking existing sensors first, then modernize
    • §  Collaborate with Army future command
    • §  Rich Aldridge – MITS & New Horizons repeat
    • ·         Agile not there yet
    • ·         Combined govt contracting teams
    • ·         Modern Technologies
    • o   Field Assistance – Chat Bots/AI
    • ·         SBEA’s – all protests have been cleared
    • §  Pitch Days – Shark Tank
    • ·         More to come
    • ·         Lenny Schafer
    • o   AFITC –  reach out to Lenny if you need more information on where to stay
    • §  Airbnb
    • §  Prattville area for hotel

    Next Meeting: July 19, 2019 0800-0900 EST

    Location: Segue Dayton & NCR TBD – If you would like to host, contact Joni Ahlers. Watch for updates.

    Planned Topic(s):

    • ·         <Company> Presentation (~10 minutes) - If you would like to present, contact Joni Ahlers.
    • ·         Other Topics including Needs and Leads


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