CSA to attend Pentagon hosted Industry Day for JEDI

By March 6, 2018Internal News

March 6, 2018—TYSONS CORNER, Va.— On Wednesday, March 7 in Arlington, Virginia, the Department of Defense (DoD) Cloud Computing Executive Steering Group (CESG) will host an industry day for Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud acquisition.

CSA will be among hundreds of industry, academia and government representatives at the unclassified event. The industry day will outline the DoD’s plan for the cloud contract. A draft solicitation package will be released on Wednesday that includes instructions on how to submit questions because no questions will be taken during the event.

“The Defense Department is rapidly pursuing cloud computing technologies, issuing  capability rich contracts like JEDI,” said Jay Heroux, CSA Executive Vice President. “This increase in demand for cutting-edge technologies has even warranted new procurement methods. That is why it is even more important than ever for agencies to have strong transition plans and detailed execution strategies to provide structure and continuity in such a rapidly evolving environment.”

Presenters include representatives from organizations on the CESG as well as other DOD agencies:

  • Office of the Chief Management Officer
  • Joint Staff
  • DoD Chief Information Officer
  • S. Cyber Command
  • Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
  • Defense Digital Service
  • Strategic Capabilities Office
  • Program Manager and Contracting Officer for JEDI Cloud

The event starts at 9:30 a.m. EST at the Sheraton Pentagon City, 900 Orme Street, Arlington, VA  22204. For more information, visit https://www.defense.gov/News/

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