Pentagon further restricts building access, boosting telework demand, after contractor dies
The Pentagon raised its in-person workforce restrictions to its second highest-level, HPCON-C, increasing the number of employees that will need teleworking to some degree.
Contractors demand maximum telework authority as coronavirus furloughs loom
“We’re really in uncharted territory here," said the attorney leading Ward & Berry's government contracts practice.
Court says AWS is ‘likely to succeed’ in JEDI protest
In a document made public Friday evening, a federal judge writes that AWS is "likely to succeed on the merits of its argument that the DOD improperly evaluated" Microsoft's bid.
Pentagon leaders push for emerging technology R&D increase in 2021
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley continue to push for more R&D funding for AI and other emerging technologies from Congress.
AWS believes Pentagon is withholding important documents in JEDI protest
AWS alleges that DOD has produced a "cherrypicked record." Meanwhile, DOD wants the court to throw out key charges of political influence in Amazon's protest.
Esper denies White House pressured him on JEDI
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters during a press conference at the Munich Security Conference in Germany that he "never felt pressure from the White House" to review the JEDI contract.