Amazon signaled its intent to stop Microsoft and DoD from getting to work on JEDI, but its arguments for why the work should be blocked were filed under seal.
An ever-growing to-do list from Congress and $1 billion in technical debt are behind the Department of Veterans Affairs’ push to modernize.
Jason Green, vice president Public Sector and Derek Weeks, vice president and DevOps Advocate at Sonatype join host John Gilroy on this weeks Federal Tech Talk to discuss open source software development and how their company can reduce cost and increase cybersecurity for federal agencies.
Jennie Main, the CMS chief operating officer, and Rajiv Uppal, the CMS CIO, in separate panels detailed how the agency is retraining employees and focusing more on collaboration and customer needs.
While most agencies currently use multiple cloud platforms, 75% report that managing multiple clouds will be a top challenge over the next five years.
Ryan Woodward, the Director of the Franchise Budget Office for Infrastructure Operations in the Office of Information and Technology at VA, said the agency has spent the last few years learning how to apply Technology Business Management (TBM) standards and now are starting to see the results of that effort.
Joshua Spence, West Virginia’s Chief Technology Officer, discussed his organization, new IT initiatives and reflections on 15 months in office.
Federal cyber experts say the Homeland Security Department’s draft TIC 3.0 implementation guidance is well thought out and gives agencies the necessary leeway to find a secure way to the cloud.
Amazon has previously hinted that it might seek to stop work on JEDI before DoD issues the first task order to Microsoft in February, but has not done so until now.
Lauren Knausenberger, the chief transformation officer for the Air Force, said commercial network and cloud services will ensure the service stays modern, secure and can adapt to the ever-changing challenges.
SANS analyst David Hazar joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the details.
Dave McOmber, executive vice president Public Sector Federal Sales at QTS Data Centers and Jeff Groh, vice chairman Occupier Services JLL, join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss what federal IT professionals should consider when choosing a data center.
Government lawyers tell a federal appeals court that Oracle’s complaints about conflicts of interest are now moot, and that DoD has plenty of ways to justify its controversial single-award decision.
After several years, a consortium of agencies has been working on FedRAMP, a program to certify cybersecurity of cloud computing services providers.