Multiple sources in and out of government confirmed to Federal News Radio that DoD told the House and Senate Armed Services committees that it expects to release a third draft solicitation of the JEDI contract this week.
Industry sources say focus on the JEDI cloud procurement by Congress and interest by the new DoD CIO could further delay the final solicitation.
Industry says the Defense Digital Service is wedded to an approach to move to commercial cloud and the lack of open and transparent discussions is causing concerns.
The Pentagon awards a contract to REAN Cloud that could be worth up to $950 million while also facing a protest of a supporter services contract.
David Bennett, the agency's Chief Information Officer and Alfred Rivera, the vice director for strategic planning join us to talk about DISA data center consolidation strategy and the path ahead.
DHS hopes the third time the charm for a financial modernization system. John Weiler is the Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of the IT Acquisition Advisory Council has more information.
Two major contributors to a task force on Defense Department IT acquisition said DoD\'s report to Congress on its plans for reform contains some good recommendations - but fails to identify how the department will overcome powerful cultural barriers to change. Experts said DoD failed to look outside the traditional Defense industrial complex for new ways to manage the IT lifecycle.