Ellen Lord

DOD to launch Trusted Capital Marketplace of startups, investors

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The marketplace is meant to help "small, innovative companies that, frankly, don't either have the resources or the sophistication in terms of the contacts to reach sources of capital."

Pentagon sends software acquisition study to Congress

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

It's an "energizing" and "accessible" product, Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord said Friday.

Pentagon building clouds to secure smaller defense contractors

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

The Department of Defense is experimenting with providing innovative small companies government-furnished clouds to secure their software environment — something they often can't afford to do on their own.

The Pentagon opens JEDI cloud for bidding, still as a single award contract

by Billy Mitchell • 12 months ago

After months of delays and contentious debate among industry, DOD issued the final request for proposals Thursday for its JEDI contract.

Pentagon puts ‘cloud initiative’ under new CIO Dana Deasy’s leadership

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

Deasy, who's been the department's CIO since May, will replace Chief Management Officer Jay Gibson at the head of the program.

Pentagon hires software acquisition specialist

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

Jeff Boleng will be part of the executive leadership team of Ellen Lord, undersecretary of Defense for acquisition and sustainment

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