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NMCI and RDT&E computers can be consolidated

I have 2 computers at my desk which are my NMCI machine and my RDT&E machine and both are unclassified. They can be easily consolidated into me having only 1 computer at my desk. The NMCI seat costs government a lot of money to provide for me and all I use the computer for is e-mail, and it also has a CAC card slot so that I can use it for websites that require a CAC card access. My RDT&E is where I do all my software... more »

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Replacement of NMCI with distributed and cloud technologies

Navy/Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), a contractor-operated IT infrastructure, is too costly and out of date. The replacement system, Next Generation (NGEN) IT solution is an ill-defined concept that is basing its design concepts on the money-wasting, antiquated architectures dating as far back as 1969 and ARPANET.

Current technologies exist that would allow the Department of Navy (DON) and the USMC to deploy a fully... more »

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Don't Incentivise Contractor Failure

When I have an issue with my computer and I call NMCI the thing they are most concerned with is creating a 'ticket' rather than solving my problem. For each ticket they close, they get paid. If they field a perfect system with no problems they receive no additional pay. If they field a problematic system which in turn creates many tickets, they get paid.

Many defense contractors get paid a lot of money to design systems.... more »

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