Amazon: DOD ‘consistently and repeatedly’ erred in JEDI deliberations under Trump’s influence
"DOD consistently and repeatedly made prejudicial errors, at every step along the way, that systematically favored Microsoft and harmed AWS," the company writes in its redacted protest.
CEO Jassy doesn’t believe AWS lost an ‘apples-to-apples’ JEDI evaluation
"I think if you do a truly objective, detailed, apples-to-apples comparison of the platforms, you don't end up in the spot where that decision is made," Andy Jassy said of JEDI's award to Microsoft.
AWS files JEDI protest under seal
It appears potential political influence will be at the center of Amazon's argument.
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.
Trump relaunches advisory council for science and technology
The administration also announced the first seven members of the council, known as PCAST.
A president who loves IT? Will Hurd teases 2024 run
Rep. Will Hurd, who recently called for a national AI strategy, is entertaining the idea of running in 2020.