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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (I)

I&L Installations and Logistics
IA Information Assurance
IB Industrial Base
IBR Integrated Baseline Review
IC Investment Category
ICA Independent Cost Analysis
ICAF Industrial College of the Armed Forces
ICD Initial Capabilities Document; Intelligence Community Directive; Interface Control Drawing/Document
ICDT Integrated Capabilities Development Team (Army)
ICE Independent Cost Estimate
ICEP Information Certification Evaluation Plan
ICG Interactive Computerized Graphic
ICP Inventory Control Point
ICPG Intelligence Community Policy Guidance
ICS Interim Contractor Support
ICT Integrated Concept Team (Army)
ICTO Interim Certificate to Operate
ICWG Interface Control Working Group
IDA Institute for Defense Analyses
IDD Interface Design Document
IDDQ Indefinite Delivery Definite Quantity
IDE Integrated Digital Environment
IDIQ Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity
IE Industrial Engineer
IEAC Independent Estimate at Completion
IER Information Exchange Requirement
IES Industrial Engineering Standard
IF Industrial Fund
IFB Invitation for Bid
IG Inspector General
IGCE Independent Government Cost Estimate
IIPT Integrating Integrated Product Team
I LEVEL Intermediate Level of Maintenance
ILA Independent Logistics Assessment
ILM Intermediate-Level Maintenance
ILS Integrated Logistics Support
ILSMT Integrated Logistics Support Management Team
IM Item Manager; Investment Management (phase of the Business Capability Lifecycle (BCL))
IMP Integrated Master Plan
IMS Integrated Master Schedule
INF Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces
INFOSEC Information Security
IO Information Operations
IOC Initial Operational Capability
IOT&E Initial Operational Test and Evaluation
IPA Independent Program Assessment (Space Systems)
IPCE Independent Parametric Cost Estimate
IPD Integrated Product Development
IPE Industrial Plant Equipment
IPF Initial Production Facilities
IPL Integrated Priority List
IPP Industrial Preparedness Planning
IPPD Integrated Product and Process Development
IPR In-Progress/Process Review; Interim Program or Progress Review
IPS Integrated Product Support
IPT Integrated Product Team
IQC Indefinite Quantity Contract
IRB Investment Review Board
IR&D Independent Research and Development
IRM Information Resources Management
IRS Interface Requirement Specification
IS Initial Spares
ISA International Security Affairs (Office of the Secretary of Defense); International Standardization Agreement; Instruction Set Architecture
ISD Integrated System Design (effort of the Engineering Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase)
ISO International Standards Organization
ISP Information Support Plan; Internet Service Provider
ISR In-Service Review
ISSA Inter-Service Support Agreement
IT Information Technology
ITA Integrated Technology Architecture
ITAB Information Technology Acquisition Board
ITMRA Information Technology Management Reform Act (1996)
IT OIPT Information Technology Overarching Integrated Product Team (Obsolete—See NII OIPT (Networks and Information Integration Overarching Integrated Product Team))
ITOPS International Test Operations Procedures
ITP Integrated Test Plan
ITR Initial Technical Review
ITS Information Technology System
ITWA Initial Threat Warning Assessment
IUID Item-Unique Identification
IV&V Independent Verification and Validation
IW Information Warfare
IWL Interoperability Watch List
IWN Immediate Warfighter Need

Hagan, G (2011) Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms & Terms. Defense Acquisition University Press.  Fort Belvoir, VA., 22060

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A Cyber Fellow’s First Thousand Unique Visits occured on 26th of June 2012

Just a quick pause to say thank you to all of the A Cyber Fellow visitors!  We’ve been close to the mark before but Tuesday, 26 June 2012 was our first 1,000 unique visitor day!  Thank you for the inspiration to continue! It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for new information technology, how-to items, the latest tech deals on gadgets, simple Geekery, or how to get rid of Facebook’s annoying changes everyone of you is appreciated!  Please take a moment to help us in our quest to share the knowledge you get here with your other friends!  And Please don’t forget to subscribe and stick around for more great info!

Thank you,

Matt – A Cyber Fellow

If you’re like me you’re looking to make things a bit easier at home but at the same time make utility costs lower while not breaking the bank to do it.  Enter the Belkin WeMo into the home automation arena.  The WeMo Switch ($50) provides the ability to activate lights or any electronic device to turn on or off on a schedule it provides what we immediately expect from a simple device.  But the Belkin WeMo goes further.  It has the capability of motion sensing, WeMo Switch + Motion ($100), which will activate desired devices and lights as a family member enters a room and transitions through the others (with multiple WeMos).  Obviously this is most immediately applicable to lighting applications or even area fans to cool down a house but you could use it to kill off vampire power devices (the power plugs and other items that simply consume power when not in use yet plugged in).

If you don’t desire to place these items on a set schedule you can have full control over them via the iOS application which allows you to remotely turn WeMo’d devices on or off from your iPhone or iPad.  This network ability then provides some additional features with IFTTT (If This Then That).  This allows for notification via email when the motion sensing capability of WeMo is activated with something like a front door light or even the IFTTT Weather Channel interaction to determine sunset/sunrise and the activation of WeMo’d lights.

From this Cyber Fellows perspective this is an excellent step toward the internet of things.  What I’d like to see WeMo integrated with Belkin’s Conserve devices to provide power analytics.  This would then allow for an automation and control function on top of the power analytics (Air Conditioning just turned on when no one is home).  I’m surprised I didn’t see this at CES even though it was there; what I did notice is the numerous devices and companies that are getting into home device automation so Belkin will need to be innovative to stay ahead of the pack in this area.

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