General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) said today it is adding Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings to the lineup available through GDIT’s milCloud 2.0 contract, one of the key pillars of the Defense Department’s (DoD) enterprise cloud environment.
The Department of Defense (DoD) saw a sharp increase in acquisition spending in 2020, more than doubling its 2019 spending in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual report by the Defense Pricing and Contracting Agency (DPC).
While the Department of Defense (DoD) is still adjudicating comments on its latest Cyber Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) guidelines, Katie Arrington, CISO for the department of Acquisition at DoD, said the department would be ready to release its first Request for Proposal (RFP) by mid-March.
Department of Defense information networks (DoDIN) are working to apply a Comply-to-Connect (C2C) initiative that will boost cybersecurity across DoD with future directives by the DoD CIO addressing components of the initiative.
With the Biden administration taking office Jan. 20, the Federal CIO Council has named acting CIOs at five of the seven agencies where the position is helmed by political appointees who are obliged to step down at the end of presidential administrations.
The Defense Department (DoD) is parceling out senior management responsibilities that had been overseen by its chief management officer (CMO) position – which was eliminated under the William M. “Mac” Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2021.
President-elect Joe Biden’s nominees to head the departments of Defense (DoD) and Homeland Security (DHS) are lined up for Senate committee-level confirmation hearings on Jan. 19 – one day before Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States.
High-performance computing (HPC) is fueling innovation across Federal agencies. While there is a long journey ahead, one agency is leading the way and embracing this technology – the Department of Defense (DoD). HPC is critical to the mission of the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane – and of the DoD as whole.
The Department of Defense (DoD) Prototypes and Experiments office is looking for submissions ahead of a solutions meeting that the office expects to hold in late spring 2021, according to a Dec. 22 release.
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) is building partnerships to spread artificial intelligence (AI) knowledge and projects throughout the Department of Defense (DoD) while acting as an advisor to interested components, said Colonel Robert Kinney, missions director at JAIC.
As Federal agencies increasingly look to capitalize on the rich data they are collecting, they need to ensure their workforce is up to the challenge. However, many agencies are finding that their current workforce lacks the needed skills. The Office of Management and Budget estimates that approximately 400,000 Federal employees will need to be reskilled by Fiscal Year 2021 – accounting for nearly 20 percent of the government’s current workforce. To help get the workforce they need in place, agencies are looking for ways to effectively retrain and reskill their workforce to enable an agency-wide digital transformation.
How did the Defense Department (DoD) succeed in rolling out its commercial virtual remote (CVR) capability – in non-military speak, Office 365 – to the entire department in 30 days at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic to meet the demand for widescale telework capabilities?
What if moving an entire network to the cloud was easy?
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is seeking information on technology and estimated costs required for establishing a Department of Defense (DoD) Public Safety Communications (PSC) ecosystem.
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has won the $4.4 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract that will streamline the Defense Department’s (DoD) office applications and move the armed services further into the cloud, the company confirmed today.
For more than two years, Department of Defense (DoD) fourth estate agencies have undertaken the challenging task of migrating more than 100 data centers to milCloud 2.0. With the Fiscal Year 2020 deadline for that migration having passed on September 30, DoD agencies are focused on making sure their migration to milCloud 2.0 is driving toward outcomes that matter.
Officials from the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center met with military and defense personnel from a dozen other nations this week to discuss the use of artificial intelligence for military purposes.
The Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is scheduled to facilitate an international conference on the responsible use of AI for militaries next week, according to DoD CIO Dana Deasy, within whose office the JAIC is housed.
Looking ahead to future IT modernization projects at the Defense Department (DoD), CIO Dana Deasy is predicting a bigger emphasis on data and sustaining telework capabilities in the long term.
Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work was not at the Department of Defense when the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center was established in 2018, but did offer recommendations on the center’s name and focus.
The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) is considering setting up a nonprofit manager for its new prototype AI Acquisition Business Model, according to a request for information (RFI) posted August 29.
The FY20 deadline is looming for Department of Defense (DoD) fourth estate agencies to migrate more than 100 data centers to milCloud® 2.0. To help advance migration and bring awareness to the new technologies and capabilities available on milCloud® 2.0, GDIT and DISA, in conjunction with MeriTalk, are launching the first-ever milCloud® 2.0 Virtual Bootcamp Event.
The Defense Department expects to issue a final request for proposal late next month for its multiyear Defense Enclave Services IT contract worth up to $11.7 billion.
In a virtual global townhall for Department of Defense (DoD) CIOs and technology leaders late last week, DoD CIO Dana Deasy provided updates on the department’s modernization efforts, including the COVID-19 Task Force’s successes and the importance of data.