Military

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

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

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

Pentagon’s Joint AI Center is ‘established,’ but there’s much more to figure out

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

Brendan McCord, DIUx's head of machine learning, gave the Defense Innovation Board members an update on the center at the board's recent public meeting.

New DOD CIO Dana Deasy: ‘Cloud is a brilliant opportunity to re-engineer’

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

Deasy called cloud "the most phenomenal opportunity I think we've ever experienced as technical folks to be able to look at your legacy estate and say this is a brilliant opportunity to re-engineer."

Pentagon to Congress: Multiple awards for JEDI cloud would be too slow, costly

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

A multiple award contract, the department believes, “could prevent DoD from rapidly delivering new capabilities and improved effectiveness to the warfighter that enterprise-level cloud computing can enable.”

Pentagon’s Project Maven responds to criticism: ‘There will be those who will partner with us’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

Artificial intelligence has the capacity to help warfighters accomplish their missions faster and with less collateral damage, leaders said Tuesday. Google employees recently criticized the surveillance project.

Air Force CIO Shwedo promoted to Joint Staff CIO

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

The lieutenant general has served as CIO of the Air Force since June 2017.