Apps for the Army Contest Announced at Gov 2.0 Summit

Lt. Gen. Jeff Sorenson Challenges .mil Community

Sep 10, 2009

Today, Lt. Gen. Jeff Sorenson, Army Chief Information Officer/G-6, announced an Apps for the Army competition for the .mil community. Sorenson seeks to harness the untapped potential of the .mil community and reduce the time it takes to develop new technology for the Army.

"Apps for the Army will help unleash and showcase the creative capabilities of the .mil community while producing applications of real value to the warfighter," said Sorenson. He hopes to empower the Army community and others to develop new applications and let users in the warfighting and business communities rate the utility of the applications.

Further details regarding the process and collaboration methods will be released by the end of September.

Gov 2.0 Summit, a new event bringing government leaders and innovators of Web 2.0 together to explore how technology can enable transparency, participation, collaboration, and efficiency at all levels of government, is taking place September 9-10, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington DC. For more information see

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