DoD’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is in a hurry to move its software development to an enterprise cloud platform. The Air Force’s Cloud One is the next-best option for now.
An independent assessment by the Defense Business Board found DoD’s chief management officer is “nearly unanimously” viewed as ineffective — partly because the CMO was never set up for success.
Amazon’s latest complaint claims DoD has refused to respond to questions about how to price the revised cloud proposals it’s requesting from AWS and Microsoft.
A federal judge has granted the Defense Department’s request to revise and reconsider at least some parts of its controversial JEDI Cloud procurement.
Long-awaited OIG review of the JEDI procurement also finds ethical violations by two Defense officials, but none that impacted the contract decision.
AWS objection argues DoD’s corrective action plan doesn’t go far enough, and that it should be forced to reopen and reconsider multiple aspects of the contract.
Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith would need to approve the request, but DoD says it now wants to spend the next four months reconsidering the portion of the JEDI contract she has already found to be faulty.
Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith’s ruling came down to narrow issues of how DoD evaluated Amazon and Microsoft’s proposals. Amazon’s claims of improper interference by President Trump were not a factor.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is bashing a White House proposal to cut funding and staff at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The Court of Federal Claims issued a preliminary injunction on Thursday, blocking performance under the JEDI contract until further notice.