Mark Esper

2019 in review: The Pentagon’s JEDI cloud wars

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

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

Amazon: DOD ‘consistently and repeatedly’ erred in JEDI deliberations under Trump’s influence

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

"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.

Defense Secretary Esper recuses himself from JEDI decision-making

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

Mark Esper has recused himself from making any decision on JEDI because one of his sons works for one of the original companies bidding on the contract.

Esper has ‘no firm timeline’ for JEDI review

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

"I want to make sure I get to the point where I'm comfortable enough to know it," the secretary says about a decision on the $10 billion cloud contract.

Pentagon IG details investigation into handling of JEDI, potential ‘misconduct’

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

The Office of the Inspector General is reviewing "the DoD’s handling of the JEDI cloud acquisition, including the development of requirements and the request for proposal process."

Democratic senators question Pentagon’s review of JEDI

by Jackson Barnett • 6 months ago

The JEDI saga continues with a new letter from Senate Democrats asking Secretary Mark Esper about his decision to review the contract.

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