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.
The Coast Guard says coronavirus is showing the cracks in the service's IT infrastructure.
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.
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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.
Mark McIntyre, chief security adviser, at Microsoft's Cybersecurity Solutions Group, joins John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss DoD's CMMC initiative and shares some of his insights on cybersecurity and large federal systems.
In declarations to the Court of Federal Claims, several Defense officials say DoD's JEDI program can't afford more setbacks.
North Dakota's Gov. Doug Burgum picked a state CIO with similar unconventional traits. Shawn Riley overcame a difficult upbringing, started his own company at 16, and now with Burgum's support leads the state's IT renaissance.
In today's Federal Newscast, the House Homeland Security Committee passed the Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act. The bill would move screeners at the Transportation Security Administration under the General Schedule, a move that would likely mean a pay raise.
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.
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.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office says agencies will not have to cut their spending because of sequestration in fiscal 2020, bad news for budget hawks concerned about the national debt.
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.