• Cloud
    DOD cloud

    Esper: 'No pressure' from White House over JEDI

    Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he "never felt pressure from the White House" on the Pentagon's $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract. 02/19/2020 Read More

  • Cloud
    cloud-based security (Omelchenko/Shutterstock.com)

    JEDI delay impacts classified cloud provisioning

    When a federal court hit the brakes on the Defense Department's Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud program, it also slowed the testing and rollout of a new system that automates user authentication and security auditing for classified provisioning. 02/19/2020 Read More

  • Budget
    mock-up of the shore-based Aegis Combat Information Center

    Pentagon focuses on research, cyber in 2021 budget request

    The Defense Department wants to significantly increase funds for research, cyber, and cloud. 02/12/2020 Read More

  • Personnel
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    White House looks to curtail DOD worker unions

    A recent White House memo authorized a new policy to let the defense secretary roll back collective bargaining among civilian workers at the Department of Defense. 02/12/2020 Read More

  • Cloud
    military cloud

    Army accelerates push to the cloud

    The Army wants 2020 to be the year of the cloud and hopes to carry that momentum into 2021 with its cloud implementation plan. 02/12/2020 Read More

  • Congress
    architecture concept (Yurchanka Siarhei/Shutterstock.com)

    Why Congress holds the key to DOD tech

    Defense company leaders said Congress may have to relax its oversight -- or at least learn to take leaps of faith -- when funding defense technology research if it wants to see dramatic improvements in capabilities. 02/12/2020 Read More

  • Cloud
    judge gavel, cloud background

    AWS seeks Trump deposition in JEDI fight

    Amazon Web Services is going right to the top in its protest of the JEDI cloud infrastructure contract awarded to Microsoft by asking for deposition of President Trump and several high level DOD officials. 02/12/2020 Read More

  • AI & Analytics
    employee data (kentoh/Shutterstock.com)

    The Army turns to automation for officer assignments

    The Army is hoping a little automation and more "back of the resume" data will better tell an officer's story when searching for next assignment and crack down on nepotism. 02/11/2020 Read More

  • Cloud
    soldier in cloud data center

    Army gets tactical with latest cloud pilot

    The Army is in the last leg of a tactical cloud pilot that's experimenting with delivering capabilities and data to warfighters on the battlefield. 02/05/2020 Read More

  • Cyber

    A look at CMMC

    The Defense Department issued the first version of its long-awaited cybersecurity standards for contractors. 02/05/2020 Read More

  • Unmanned Systems
    A Remote Environmental Measuring Units (REMUS) 100 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV)   (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Travis Simmons/Released)

    Navy seeks unmanned fleet, but Congress needs convincing

    The Navy wants to add more unmanned surface and underwater vehicles to its future fleet, but faces skepticism on Capitol Hill. 02/05/2020 Read More

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