2019 in review: The Pentagon’s JEDI cloud wars
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
The meeting will involve Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, DOD CIO Dana Deasy and others.
Politics did not influence JEDI decision, Deasy says
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
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
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
But Microsoft is the big winner under the contract, as the team will provide its Office 365 services to all of the DOD.