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Former federal CIO Scott praises Pentagon's cloud plan as jump-starting IT modernization

October 04, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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Tony Scott, the federal government's former chief information officer, praised the Defense Department's proposal for consolidating its cloud computing operations, known as JEDI, as a significant move in addressing longstanding issues related to IT modernization, including cybersecurity.

“Whether you like the single source approach or not, that's a political issue. But the fact that DOD is saying we're going to invest up to a billion dollars in cloud initiatives, I think, is a pretty significant statement in terms of intent,”...


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