AWS DOD Director Liz Martin on how cloud is transforming defense missions

Cloud technologies are helping defense agencies address key challenges, including the need for speed, resiliency, reliability and supporting global operations.

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Telework is here to stay in the Navy, at least for now

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The Navy will cap in-office work at 50 percent, even for vaccinated sailors and civilians.

HoloLens 2 headset will be model for Army’s future acquisitions

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Gen. McConville sees the IVAS augmented reality headset project as a template for future acquisition in the Army.

Pentagon leaders emphasize role of emerging technologies in battle

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The Pentagon's top two leaders were clear on their visions to empower new processes to buy and use tech in warfare.

Army planning open-architecture guidelines for contracts

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The Army is sketching out ways to get open-architecture and commonality into contracts for future systems to boost their interoperability.

Administration introduces ‘more flexible’ TMF repayment model

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Projects aimed at tackling the most urgent IT issues facing the government like COVID-19 response won't have the stringent requirements to repay investments.

Former GSA CIO: It’s time for a federal ‘Agile First’ strategy

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Agile methodologies should not only be used in software development but information technology procurement, finance, budgeting and hiring, according to Case Coleman.

DOD’s data initiatives accelerating with new administration, CDO says

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Dave Spirk, the DOD's CDO, said during an the IT Modernization Summit that the department's senior-most leaders are very supportive of data policies.

DHS launching a CDO office and CMMC-like risk management program

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The CDO is organizing work around eight priority data domains, and the department is looking to pilot a CMMC approach with its vendors.

The JEDI saga continues: Court denies motion to dismiss AWS protest of political interference

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The JEDI protest has been pretty dormant for most of 2021, at least from the public's perspective. And this motion shows the lawsuit, which began in late 2019, isn't over yet. But it could be over soon.