Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is FedScoop's Editor in Chief.

He leads an award-winning team of reporters in providing breaking news and analysis on the ways technology is transforming the operations and services of the federal government. Mitchell covers developments around the use of IT at the White House, Pentagon and Department of Veterans Affairs, among others.

Prior to joining FedScoop in early 2014, Mitchell embedded himself in Washington, D.C.'s tech startup scene for a year as a tech reporter at InTheCapital, now known as DC Inno.

Mitchell previously covered Kentucky's gritty judicial system and law enforcement community as a Kentucky Press Association award-winning crime and courts reporter for the Kentucky New Era. He also freelanced for the Leaf Chronicle, a daily in Clarksville, Tennessee, and the Nashville Scene, an alternative weekly tracing the counterculture of Music City.

After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Mitchell received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

Defense

Under C2E, IC’s top challenge is turning cloud competitors into partners

by • 1 week ago

Incentivizing cloud companies to work together rather than compete for task orders under the larger contract is the biggest challenge facing the IC's C2E contract.

Defense

The IC is recruiting for a ‘titan of industry’ to be CIO

by • 2 weeks ago

Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines is looking for a "visionary" IT leader who can take the IC's technology and information environment "to the next level."

Modernization

What makes a good TMF proposal? Maria Roat has some tips

by • 2 weeks ago

Here's a hint: It's all about the business case, Roat says.

Acquisition

Inside DOD’s JEDI replacement, the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability

by • 3 weeks ago

The DOD will look to issue multiple direct awards with cloud service providers and will immediately seek proposals from JEDI-winner Microsoft and its main competitor Amazon.

Acquisition

DOD cancels $10B JEDI contract

by • 3 weeks ago

The Pentagon has announced a new direction for its enterprise cloud effort called the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability (JWCC), a multi-cloud, multi-vendor contract.

Defense

Navy looks to onboard 472,000 users to new virtual environment by end of September

by • 1 month ago

The new platform is called Flank Speed, and is part of the larger DOD365 cloud environment.

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