After delays, GSA awards 3 commercial e-marketplace pilots
Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific and Overstock.com received contracts, and will begin work in about 30 days.
Lawmakers want Joint AI Center directly under deputy secretary of Defense
The part of the House's draft version of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that focuses most on tech and cybersecurity was released Monday.
Senate NDAA wants Pentagon to improve IT systems that handle business management
The first move in the fiscal 2021 NDAA season has been made by the Senate. It includes some IT and cyber provision, although the summary is a long way from becoming law.
JAIC needs its own acquisition authority within next two years, Shanahan says
The JAIC wants to award contracts to be able move faster on delivering artificial intelligence products to military.
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.
Dana Deasy to get president’s official nomination as DOD CIO
Deasy, of course, is already the DOD CIO. But a new law this year required the president to nominate him for Senate confirmation.