Welcome to the iDISPLA Innovation Platform

We work with government, academia, private sector contributors to solve challenges that provide incremental, adjacent and transformational innovations.

 
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Idea Zone
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IDEA ZONE

Crowdsourced Ideation Projects
Learn more about the ideation program:


iDISPLA ideation program provides insight and solutions for various challenges facing the Commonwealth and DoD.
Click below to see current and past ideation challenges.

Collaborations
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BITS & BYTES

iDISPLA is proud to collaborate with the Office of the Chief Data Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia. The office is led by the Chief Data Officer Mr. Carlos Rivero.

Bits&Bytes is the blog posted by the office.

Workforce
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The full lifecycle Job Matching, Workforce Development & Education, and Resource Deployment Platform.

Our backend program uses data driven technology...

Latest Announcement
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We invite you to join the Virginia Cybersecurity Workforce community on iDISPLA.

iDISPLA is a secure, online platform developed to help drive innovation for the Commonwealth of Virginia and ultimately the United States. iDISPLA fosters education, R&D, collaboration, and workforce development by connecting, educating, and inspiring available talents, resources, and capabilities.

The Virginia Cybersecurity Workforce community is being rolled out in partnership with the Virginia Beach Economic Development Authority, and we would like you to be a part of it. In addition to other benefits listed below, you will be participating in the VA Beach Cyber Workforce Challenge, allowing you to provide input on how your business is dealing with cybersecurity issues.

The effort is led by Civiliancyber

Latest Challenge
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iDISPLA Announces a challenge - How to Attract and Retain Technology Workers to Hawaii

This ideation challenge is designed to engage all individuals to be an active participant in trying to address a complex and difficult challenge in Hawaii, but one that also has direct application to other parts of the country...

Career Enhancement
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NOW AVAILABLE

For a limited time, you can take a no-cost, no-obligation personal assessment to test your aptitude to enter the exciting career field of Geospatial Intelligence. This secure application has been created by the iDISPLA team, along with leading educators and industry experts.

It takes less than an hour and, in a few days, you will receive your personalized results and career recommendations. Get started now by clicking the button below to create your registration and start the assessment..

Latest Capstone
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Ambulance drone

iDISPLA capstone team from VCU designed an ambulance drone capable of providing assistance to emergency services.

Articles
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The innovation platform

The iDISPLA Platform is developing a capability to capitalize on community innovation culture...

Past Event
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New Beginings - Exclusive 2020 Technology & Defense Gathering

Join us for a very special networking and demo event hosted by the Greer Institute and The Intelligence Community Inc.

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Past Event
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Topic: iDISPLA OUTREACH MEETING

Watch Presentations from the meeting
Meeting Presentations

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STEM PROGRAM

IDEATION
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Students from a diverse population participate in the crodsource ideation challenges.
CAPSTONE
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Innovation in STEM for undergraduate and high school experiential learning.
EXPLORATION
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Undergraduate STEM innovation in R&D for advanced research and training.
HACKATHON
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Annual hackathon program for undergraduate problem solving competition.

ADVANCE STEM

ADVANCED STEM
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ADVANCED STEM
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ADVANCED STEM
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Featured

Partner

BOBBY KEENER
CEO, Civilian Cyber

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Short Biography


As an executive-level leader in the private, non-profit and public sectors Bobby has provided leadership in the areas of Innovation, Cybersecurity, Data, Technology, and Education to Fortune 100 companies; large non-profits; local governments; state and national agencies; the national intelligence community; and schools and universities. As Chief Technology Innovations Officer at the Virginia Department of Education Bobby was nationally recognized as a Top 25 innovative technology leader by EdScoop.com for his technology and cybersecurity initiatives. He has also served as a Governor's appointee to the Virginia IT Advisory Council (ITAC), overseen technology infrastructure services for over seventy state agencies, is a member of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Cyber Center Advisory Board, and co-Chairs the national Generate Data Governance Group. Bobby has also founded multiple inter-agency state advisory committees/councils and serves on other prominent national advisory councils/boards. As a consultant he has advised organizations as diverse as Google, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harrah's Casino. Bobby holds a BS in Computer Science and Executive MIS and MBA degrees, both with Honors, from VCU; and is a veteran of the United States Army where he was a Non-Commissioned Officer, Certified Jungle Operations Expert and recipient of the Humanitarian Services Medal. His greatest pride is to be a husband and father to his wife and their three children.

 
 

The iDISPLA digital innovation platform converging human brilliance, talent identification, training, R&D, STEM/STEAM, and collaboration in one virtual environment.

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OUR VISION


Build a scalable innovation community that bridges the gap between workforce development, STEM, R&D and economics to create value, technology based decision advantage and economic growth.

Translating R & D into real-world solutions & products.

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