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

by Billy Mitchell • 6 days 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 • 1 week 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 • 3 weeks 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 weeks ago

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

DIUx invests in counter-drone company Dedrone

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental has inked a $400,000 contract with the airspace security company, which provides both hardware and software solutions for finding, tracking, classifying and "neutralizing" malicious drones.

New DIUx program to give acquisition professionals a crash course in rapid procurement

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 month ago

The HACQer program is another opportunity for the group to share its ideas about how to acquire technology in a way that's not traditional of the Pentagon.