FILE- This Jan. 21, 2017, file photo shows the floor of the main lobby of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va. The FBI “exercised remarkable caution and candor” in securing search warrants that led to espionage charges against a former CIA employee, prosecutors have told a federal judge presiding over the case. Prosecutors said a court hearing is not necessary to reject Joshua Adam Schulte’s claims that evidence should be tossed out because searches of his New York City residence and various electronic accounts were illegal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Time for DoD to cancel JEDI, ride the CIA’s cloud coattails

The IT Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC) sent a memo to House and Senate lawmakers explaining why the Defense Department should drop its JEDI plan…

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Shawn McCarthy: DOD has more spending money than you might think in next year’s budget

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Industry Chatter: Shawn McCarthy, IDC Government Insights

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Some cloud services altering long-term federal IT

Shawn McCarthy is the research director at IDC Government Insights.

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Analysis: Google FISMA claim fails letter of the law

The argument is over Google\’s Apps for Government. Google says they\’re FISMA certified. But Microsoft has released some court documents to refute that.

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How to manage IT spending with uncertain budget

Shawn McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights, describes some IT budget trends and what they could mean for your agency in the long-run.

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