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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: DoD Seeks $2.4B Annual Budget for AI/Machine Learning, Other Tech Projects

A Deltek analysis of the Defense Department‘s proposed fiscal 2018 research, development and procurement budget indicates that DoD is seeking approximately $2.4 billion per year to fund programs that include artificial intelligence and machine learning systems through fiscal 2022. Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: White House IT Modernization Report Cites Cloud Adoption Challenges

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has said the federal information technology modernization report issued by the White House American Technology Council has named the use of enterprise cybersecurity platforms and the Trusted Internet Connections policy as some of the barriers to cloud adoption. The White House report calls for an update …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Annual Federal Spending on Comms Tech Hit $24M in Fiscal Years 2014-2016

A new Deltek report says federal agencies spent an average of at least $24.3 million annually on unified communications, virtual desktop infrastructure, messaging tools, voice over internet protocol systems and other communications platforms from fiscal 2014 to fiscal 2016. Deltek’s analysis also shows that federal agencies’ spending on cloud-based email/bundled communications tools …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino Examines Covered Defense Info Clause’s Potential Implications for Cloud Service Providers

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has said companies that provide cloud services to the Defense Department should consider three potential implications of a Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement clause and one of those is the use of the clause in solicitations. Rossino wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Pentagon’s Cloud Adoption Guide Leaves Out References to Competition

The Defense Department’s best practices document on cloud adoption does not mention ways on how agencies can choose and compete contracts among accredited cloud service providers, Alex Rossino writes in a blog post for Deltek. Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, highlighted areas he believes the Best Practices Guide for Department …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Pentagon’s BBP Initiative Promotes Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable Process Adoption

The Defense Department’s Better Buying Power program has spurred the adoption of “lowest price-technically acceptable” methods to procure supplies and services across DoD, Alex Rossino writes in a blog post for Deltek. Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, says BBP aims to speed up acquisitions and help the DoD integrate platforms with its information technology …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: DISA Sets ENCORE III IT Services Contract Bidding for FY 2015

The Defense Information Systems Agency will begin the process for awarding contracts under the third-generation ENCORE information technology services vehicle in fiscal 2015, Deltek‘s Alex Rossino reported Tuesday. Rossino, a Deltek principal research analyst, estimates that defense agencies invested approximately $5.8 billion in IT offerings through the second ENCORE iteration. …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Army ITES-3S Vehicle to Be ‘More Heavily Utilized’ Than Predecessor

Deltek‘s Alex Rossino has outlined his analysis of the U.S. Army‘s spending on the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 2 – Services vehicle in an effort to help vendors prepare for the upcoming ITES-3S iteration in fiscal year 2015. “ITES-3S is expected to be even more heavily utilized than its predecessor due to the Army’s desire to push …

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