DOD’s Deasy continues to defend JEDI to skeptics

The DOD CIO stands by his contract and efforts to bring a single-vendor enterprise cloud system to the military.

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Final CMMC acquisition rule goes into effect

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It's here. The CMMC regulatory change took effect Dec. 1.

OMB should lead category management efforts to improve contract data, GAO says

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In a new report, GAO found OMB's category management initiative focused too much on how to buy things at the expense of helping agencies determine what goods and services they actually need.

ICE’s $100M cloud deal could renew pressure on AWS, Microsoft over human rights abuses

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Employees at both companies have previously attempted to stop their involvement with the agency over its enforcement of the Trump administration's child separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border.

GAO: Cyber Command must define interoperability goals for new warfighting tools

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The military command has to clarify how it will measure success for integrated pieces of its Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture — or it will risk problems with of the initiative, GAO said.

Air Force’s ABMS gets program office, helping allay Congress’ fears

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The PEO will be in charge of acquisition strategy and has a mandate to be cross-cutting and work to bring in as many partners as possible to develop the emerging tech.

Palantir wins Army network modernization contract, expanding its military work

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Palantir scored an OTA to provide its signature Gotham data management software for use in the heart of the Army's battlefield network modernization work.

DIU awards Army contract to advance RPA using machine learning

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DIU awarded a contract for a machine learning platform. There could be big lessons learned from it.

CIA quietly awards C2E cloud contract possibly worth billions

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The secretive agency quietly awarded the contract to five of the largest cloud providers in the world.

Raj Iyer joins Army as first civilian CIO

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Iyer comes from Deloitte and has a history of working both in the private and public sector, serving at HHS and the Army before.

OMB’s IT Vendor Management Office will help agencies buy AI

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The next evolution in category management has a big role to play in helping agencies understand emerging technology markets.

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