Dana Deasy

2019 in review: The Pentagon’s JEDI cloud wars

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

Once again, JEDI dominated the federal IT headlines with protests, politics and, finally, an award.

Microsoft to meet with DOD this week to prepare for JEDI implementation

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

The meeting will involve Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, DOD CIO Dana Deasy and others.

Politics did not influence JEDI decision, Deasy says

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months 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 • 4 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 • 4 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 • 5 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.

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