Without JEDI, Pentagon’s Artificial Intelligence Efforts May Be Hindered

NextGov: The Defense Department needs enterprise cloud computing to make the most of its ambitious plans for artificial intelligence, according to Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, who leads the department’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.

There’s just one problem: The Pentagon doesn’t have those cloud capabilities yet, and its plan to acquire them—through the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract—is tied up in court.

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