Will AWS protest Microsoft’s JEDI award?
It all depends on the quality of the debriefing the Pentagon gives and whether AWS wants to risk damaging its relationship with a customer as big as the DOD, sources told FedScoop.
Shutdown impacts may be rippling beyond shuttered agencies
“How long can people work if they are not getting paid? That’s a question we’ve never tested to this level before. It is pretty scary,” said David Berteau, president of the Professional Services Council.
Federal cloud spending will hit new highs for 2018, report says
Ongoing efforts at IT modernization are fueling a potential 32 percent surge in federal cloud spending in fiscal 2018, according to Bloomberg Government.
Could a continuing resolution save the Tech Modernization Fund in 2019?
Continuing resolutions, the weapon of choice for financing the government for the past dozen years, could be a way for the TMF to sidestep appropriators.
Government may want emerging tech, but don’t expect it soon, executives say
While the desire to explore new solutions like blockchain and artificial intelligence is there, the instruments for agencies to properly do so haven’t been delivered yet.
Industry prepares for fiscal double-whammy in late September
The Professional Services Council hosted an event to help contractors navigate the possibility of an unprecedented one-party government shutdown. The federal debt ceiling is also getting tight.