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Defense Secretary Mark Esper Recuses Himself From JEDI Cloud Contract ReviewContract Awards

Defense Secretary Mark Esper Recuses Himself From JEDI Cloud Contract Review

Defense Secretary and 2019 Wash100 awardee Mark Esper has recused himself from a review of the Pentagon’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint…
Former Amazon Exec Jeff Kunins Named Axon Chief Product Officer, Software EVPExecutive Moves

Former Amazon Exec Jeff Kunins Named Axon Chief Product Officer, Software EVP

Jeff Kunins, formerly vice president of Alexa Entertainment at Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Alexa Entertainment, has joined public safety technology provider Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN)…
DoD Inspector General to Review JEDI Cloud ContractContract Awards

DoD Inspector General to Review JEDI Cloud Contract

The Department of Defense’s inspector general has formed a team of auditors to assess the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense…
Dana Deasy: DoD Could Take Weeks to Brief Pentagon Chief Mark Esper on JEDI Cloud ContractContract Awards

Dana Deasy: DoD Could Take Weeks to Brief Pentagon Chief Mark Esper on JEDI Cloud Contract

The Department of Defense could take weeks to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract…
Pentagon Chief Mark Esper to Reassess JEDI Cloud ContractContract Awards

Pentagon Chief Mark Esper to Reassess JEDI Cloud Contract

Defense Secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient Mark Esper will review the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract before…
Report: House Lawmakers Urge Trump to Advance JEDI Cloud Contract AwardContract Awards

Report: House Lawmakers Urge Trump to Advance JEDI Cloud Contract Award

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, and three other Republican lawmakers asked President Donald…
Report: DoD Poised to Award JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft or AmazonContract Awards

Report: DoD Poised to Award JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft or Amazon

The Department of Defense is expected to award in August the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to…
Former DHS Commercialization Lead Nadia Carlsten Joins AmazonExecutive Moves

Former DHS Commercialization Lead Nadia Carlsten Joins Amazon

Nadia Carlsten, former director of commercialization at the Department of Homeland Security and program manager of its cybersecurity division, has joined Amazon…
Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt New Toolkits to Harness the Power of AINews

Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt New Toolkits to Harness the Power of AI

David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has said there are several
Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud ContractContract Awards

Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders