Peter Ranks

Peter Ranks heading back to CIA after two years with DOD


Ranks is returning the the CIA to help implement the Commercial Cloud Enterprise (C2E) after serving as the deputy CIO for information enterprise at the Pentagon.

DARPA wants a new way to upgrade old code and decouple it from hardware


Sometimes a crucial piece of software is only meant to work on one type of hardware. The DOD wants to eliminate those situations.

Modernization is about “pursuit of advantage ” for DOD, says Peter Ranks


Ranks in this exclusive interview describes the impacts of IT modernization on the warfighter and much more.

DOD needs to ‘decouple’ hardware and software, deputy CIO says


The DOD needs to "decouple" software and hardware development to be able to update the capabilities of systems faster, said Peter Ranks, thee Pentagon's deputy CIO for information enterprise.

With JEDI awarded, DOD turns to modernizing software development


“We want software that can adjust to changing requirements or the changing dynamics of the battlefield more quickly — that is what’s driving our cloud strategy," said a deputy CIO at the Pentagon.

DOD takes early steps in implementing software acquisition recommendations


Three senior leaders — Stacy Cummings, Peter Ranks and Jose Gonzalez — will be responsible for work in each of the four "lines of effort" identified by the SWAP study.