Jordana Mishory

Jordana Mishory was managing editor of Inside the Pentagon until May 2017, where she covered the Pentagon's science and technology programs, audit-readiness efforts, and acquisition reform. Jordana previously worked as a reporter at the Daily Business Review in South Florida, where her articles led to the institution of more diversity training for judges and underscored the fact that a program designed to represent poor people wasn't working. Jordana's work has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, The Florida Bar and the Florida Press Club.

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Daily News | May 18, 2017

Defense intelligence officials need to learn from Russia's efforts in Syria and Ukraine and apply similar integration efforts in an aim to maintain superiority in the future, according to President Trump's nominee to be principal deputy under secretary of defense for intelligence.

Daily News | May 18, 2017

The Defense Business Board is preparing a set of studies intended to find efficiencies in the Defense Department, but several former Pentagon officials say the effort belies the inner tension between the panel, which was designed to recommend best business practices of the commercial sector, and the department, which cannot operate like a business.

Daily News | May 17, 2017

The Pentagon is on track to start its full financial statement audits next fiscal year, but that milestone comes with challenges, such as resource constraints, that the Defense Department will have to grapple with, according to the most recent biannual financial improvement report released this week.

Daily News | May 11, 2017

The Pentagon is taking a number of steps to ensure there are enough precision-guided munitions as increased operations and budgetary shortfalls impact the ability to replace depleted stocks, according to a recent report sent to lawmakers by the director of the Joint Staff.

Daily News | May 9, 2017

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) is wrestling with the most effective way to address U.S. cyber policy following Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and attempt to influence France's recent election.

Daily News | May 4, 2017

The Pentagon's advanced research arm intends to hold a proposers' day later this month for a program that seeks to enhance cyber resiliency in computer systems embedded in weapon systems.

Daily News | May 4, 2017

Appropriators have cut $20 million in funding for the conventional prompt global strike capability development program, citing a "schedule slip."

Daily News | May 4, 2017

Congress has fully funded the Pentagon's request of $6.7 billion for cyberspace activities for the services and defense agencies in a proposed spending agreement released this week, and are directing the chief information officer to enhance clarity for lawmakers on these budget lines.

Daily News | May 2, 2017

U.S. Special Operations Command is heavily dependent upon funding in the Overseas Contingency Operations account, and would be negatively impacted if OCO were to vanish without moving those dollars into the base budget, the command's chief told lawmakers Tuesday.

The Insider | April 28, 2017

The House and Senate have overwhelmingly passed a one-week extension to the continuing resolution to keep the government opened as lawmakers continue to debate a spending bill for fiscal year 2017.

Daily News | April 27, 2017

The Pentagon's developmental test and evaluation shop plans to encourage programs to use tabletop exercises to help focus its cybersecurity efforts, according to the recently released annual DT&E report.

Daily News | April 27, 2017

A new task group studying the impact of technology on the Defense Department workforce will present a briefing of its findings by August, the head of the group told the Defense Business Board during its recent quarterly meeting.

Daily News | April 27, 2017

The Pentagon's advanced research arm plans to hold a proposers' day next week for a program that intends to allow for long-duration source payloads on more affordable undersea platforms.

Daily News | April 20, 2017

The Defense Business Board has launched a study examining how technology can help the workforce increase efficiency and reduce related costs. The board will meet Thursday to discuss the effort.

Daily News | April 20, 2017

The Pentagon's operational test workforce has been shrinking and is expected to be 42 percent smaller in 2020 than it was in 2010, according to a recent report sent to lawmakers by the Defense Department's top weapons tester.

Daily News | April 20, 2017

The Defense Department's advanced research arm is seeking industry input for a program designed to create systems that continually learn new information, much like living organisms, and apply these lessons to new situations.

Daily News | April 18, 2017

The Pentagon is gearing up to release a set of broad agency announcements within the next month seeking industry and academia's input into technologies needed to test future warfighting capabilities, according to a Defense Department testing official.

Daily News | April 17, 2017

The Pentagon's advanced research arm will hold a proposers' day this week for a program that seeks to help decision makers better understand complex social behaviors by developing testbeds for social science modeling methods.

Daily News | April 17, 2017

The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is eying future projects that focus on countering unmanned aerial systems and exploring small launch capabilities from "'stealth' commercial space startups," according to a new report sent to lawmakers by DIUx Managing Partner Raj Shah.

The Insider | April 14, 2017

A Defense Science Board's summer study task force for long-range standoff capabilities will meet in a closed session later this month, according to a Federal Register notice.  

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