House appropriators still ‘concerned’ about JEDI

With Democrats in charge of the panel now, the message is still the same as it was in 2018: Appropriators want more information about why the Pentagon wants JEDI to be a single-award contract.

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Air Force partners with MIT to launch AI accelerator

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

It's the latest thread in the Department of Defense's growing interest in artificial intelligence.

The U.S. military is trying to figure out how to talk about data

by Billy Mitchell • 7 days ago

Leaders think the adoption of AI, among other things, will help services learn to talk about and embrace data.

DISA plans for more OTAs after early successes

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

The agency has three new OTAs coming, including an evolution of the military's joint situational awareness system.

DOD to launch Trusted Capital Marketplace of startups, investors

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

The marketplace is meant to help "small, innovative companies that, frankly, don't either have the resources or the sophistication in terms of the contacts to reach sources of capital."

Date set for oral arguments in Oracle’s JEDI lawsuit

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Once the case is settled, DOD would soon after be cleared to make an award to one of the two vendors — Microsoft and AWS — that meet the procurement’s “competitive range” requirements.

Oracle continues to cite AWS-Pentagon ties in revamped JEDI lawsuit

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The new complaint comes after the Pentagon concluded last month that there are no conflicts of interest surrounding the ongoing Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) procurement.

How modernized networks can accelerate DOD’s multicloud migration plans

by FedScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Defense’s ambitious multicloud strategy will scale faster and more securely using a flexible, open standards networking approach, a new report says.

Pentagon sends software acquisition study to Congress

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

It's an "energizing" and "accessible" product, Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord said Friday.

DOD needs technical support for office in charge of $8B DEOS

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

The Pentagon needs a contractor with expertise in cloud computing to support its unified communications office, particularly as it anticipates launching DEOS sometime in the next year.

Army, Defense Innovation Unit move forward with surveillance drone project

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

A "majority" of the companies that received OTAs will be working with the Department of Defense for the first time.

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