Shanahan sets up senior-level steering group to accelerate cloud computing acquisition

By Justin Doubleday / September 20, 2017 at 10:44 AM
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has tasked a group of senior leaders from Defense Department innovation organizations with developing a plan to accelerate DOD's acquisition of cloud computing technologies. The Pentagon is establishing a Cloud Executive Steering Group "to devise and oversee the execution of a strategy to accelerate the adoption of cloud architectures and cloud services, focusing on commercial solutions," according to a Sept. 13 memo penned by Shanahan . The group will be chaired by the Pentagon's acquisition...

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