House appropriators lack faith in JEDI plan, choke funds

Federal Times: Defense appropriators in the House of Representatives intend to strip funding from the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud computing program, in the latest twist surrounding the department’s signature digital effort.

In budget documents released today by the House Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on defense, JEDI’s funding is paused for fiscal year 2020 as a result of concerns that “the rapid pace of innovation in the industry and that this approach may lock the Department of Defense into a single provider for potentially as long as ten years.”

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