Dana Deasy

Politics did not influence JEDI decision, Deasy says

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

DOD designed the JEDI acquisition process so that the contracting officers who made the decision on the contract were kept anonymous and insulated from political influences, according to CIO Dana Deasy.

DOD struggles to implement open source software pilots

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The Department of Defense is required to release at least 20 percent of its custom software as open source through a pilot, but it's hardly gotten to 10 percent.

DOD issues draft of new contractor cyber standards

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

A draft of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is now live, and the Pentagon wants feedback through Sept. 25.

Team of GDIT, Dell and Minburn wins $7.6 billion DEOS blanket contract

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

But Microsoft is the big winner under the contract, as the team will provide its Office 365 services to all of the DOD.

Military services ‘truly aligned’ on IT delivery, Air Force deputy CIO says

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

The branches of the military "have a consistent path we’re all going down together" for IT, Air Force Deputy CIO Bill Marion said. He credits Pentagon CIO Dana Deasy for getting them aligned.

Pentagon IG details investigation into handling of JEDI, potential ‘misconduct’

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

The Office of the Inspector General is reviewing "the DoD’s handling of the JEDI cloud acquisition, including the development of requirements and the request for proposal process."

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