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A Path to Partnering with Rise8

Rise8 has achieved “Awardable” status through the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office’s (CDAO) Tradewinds Solutions Marketplace.

The Tradewinds Solutions Marketplace is the premier offering of Tradewinds, the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) suite of tools and services designed to accelerate the procurement and adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML), data, and analytics capabilities.

Rise8's offerings available through Tradewinds are Refinery and TRACER.

Refinery enables  you with a full-stack, Continuous Authority to Operate (cATO), to deliver applications and digital products, to any combination of infrastructure and platform options including multi- and hybrid-cloud. Refinery, and the disciplined software production process, can deliver software 25x faster than the traditional approach. By enabling the continuous delivery of software, we ensure our Warfighters are better prepared to perform their duties and adapt to the actions of our adversaries.

TRACER is the only continuous Risk Management Framework (RMF) platform tailor-made for Continuous Delivery. It works to keep you updated on your system's compliance by accessing real-time data at the individual scan and control level, ensuring you know exactly what is required, when. 

Rise8's videos, accessible only by government customers on the Tradewinds Solutions Marketplace, present an actual use case of successful implementation of Refinery and TRACER implementation within the DoD.

Customer Process

Government customers who are interested in viewing Refinery and TRACER solutions on the Tradewinds Solutions Marketplace should first create a Tradewinds government account at Once logged in to Tradewinds, government customers can view awardable video solutions on the Tradewinds Solutions Marketplace. Through the Marketplace, customer organizations may communicate directly with solution providers to get more information or request a demonstration of the solution. When the government customer is ready to procure the solution, they may engage their local contracting support activity to define and document their requirement and acquisition approach. If the government customer does not have a local contracting support activity, they should reach out to to connect with the Tradewinds Acquisition Support team for assistance in the procurement process.

About Tradewinds Solution Marketplace

The Tradewinds Solutions Marketplace is a digital repository of post-competition, readily awardable pitch videos that address the Department of Defense’s (DoD) most significant challenges in the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML), data, and analytics space. Tradewinds assesses all awardable solutions through complex scoring rubrics and competitive procedures. These solutions are available to Government customers with a Marketplace account. Government customers can create an account at Tradewinds is housed in the DoD’s Chief Digital Artificial Intelligence Office. For more information or media requests, contact: