Cloud

The Pentagon Releases Its 5-Year Digital Modernization Strategy 

Officials outlined plans to drive innovation, streamline IT acquisitions and build a more agile and resilient cyber posture.

Mr. FedRAMP is Leaving Government

Matt Goodrich is headed to the private sector after a decade in civil service.

Court Rules in Favor of Pentagon in JEDI Lawsuit

The ruling against Oracle clears the way for the government to award the contract in August to Microsoft or Amazon Web Services.

CBP Is Looking for a Vendor to Manage Its Multi-Cloud Environment

The winning company will have to stitch together multiple cloud services and architectures and enable the agency to add new ones as needed.

Pentagon’s Messaging on JEDI: Without it, Our Adversaries Win and Troops Lose 

Pentagon officials have been increasingly vocal about JEDI in recent months as the court battle continues.

Spy Agencies Turn to AI to Stay Ahead of Adversaries

In a world where everyone can collect data on everything, speedy analysis could make or break U.S. national security, a top intelligence official says.

Pentagon Targets August for JEDI Award

The Defense Department is making its source selection “disconnected” from Oracle’s pending court case.

White House Makes Subtle But Significant Changes In Final Cloud Smart Policy

The final version puts added emphasis on app rationalization, a new role for FedRAMP and finding cloud champions.

DHS to Move Biometric Data on Hundreds of Millions of People to Amazon Cloud

The department seeks a new platform to identify people using fingerprints, irises and faces, and eventually DNA, palm prints, scars and tattoos.

Building a Better Infrastructure Through Agile Integration

Approaches taken over the past decade no longer fit the needs of agile development and hybrid cloud.

Airline IT Failures Happening With Alarming Frequency, Little Government Oversight

Airline IT failures cause problems "on par or worse" than severe weather outages, and they're happening a lot.

Show Cloud Impact Early and Often to Boost Adoption

Find early wins and share them often, Veterans Affairs and Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency officials said.

In Kansas, Using an App to Streamline DMV Registrations

The state launched the iKan app as a way to make it easier for residents to renew driver’s licenses or vehicle registrations. A state official said it also ended up generating new revenue.

GSA Announces New On-Call Vendors for Centers of Excellence

The agency can tap a pool of 22 vendors for modernization initiatives.

How the CIA is Working to Ethically Deploy Artificial Intelligence

As the agency utilizes new technology, insiders are thinking critically about issues around privacy and bias.