• 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

  • Connected Warrior
    fast city network (alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com)

    DARPA's plan for a US-friendly 5G network

    Defense Advanced Research and Projects Agency aims to develop a secure, open-source, standards-compliant network stack for 5G networking. 02/05/2020 Read More

  • People

    Congratulations to the 2020 Federal 100

    The defense community is well represented on this year's winners list. 02/03/2020 Read More

  • AI & Analytics
    futuristic dashboard (metamorworks/Shutterstock.com)

    DOD takes AI to school

    The Defense Acquisition University and the Air Force are experimenting with new ways to speed up and improve learning. 01/30/2020 Read More

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