BDPA Launches Google Cloud Academy

LARGO, MD (NBDPA) — From BDPA’s annual National Conferences, BDPA Tech & Career Talks, and other methods of engagement, networking, and mentorship, this new program will provide special offerings for … Continue reading BDPA Launches Google Cloud Academy

The Pentagon

Future of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud Contract

PENTAGON—Today, the Department of Defense (DoD) canceled the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) Cloud solicitation and initiated contract termination procedures. The Department has determined that, due to evolving requirements, increased … Continue reading Future of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud Contract

IBM To Establish New Cybersecurity Center For US Federal Clients

IBM Center for Government Cybersecurity to help agencies navigate current and future threats Convenes advisory group of former government officials for expanded expertise WASHINGTON—IBM today announced that it is creating … Continue reading IBM To Establish New Cybersecurity Center For US Federal Clients

Visium Technologies Announces The Hiring of VP-Worldwide Sales

FAIRFAX, VA — Visium Technologies announced the appointment of Keith Scott as its Vice President of Sales and Client Success. Mr. Scott, brings with him more than 20 years’ experience … Continue reading Visium Technologies Announces The Hiring of VP-Worldwide Sales

Army moves Microsoft HoloLens-based headset from prototyping to production phase

PENTAGON—United States Army announced that it will work with Microsoft on the production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) program as it moves from rapid prototyping to production … Continue reading Army moves Microsoft HoloLens-based headset from prototyping to production phase

BDPA-DC Welcomes new Training Scholarships for HBCU Seniors and Graduates Earning Industry Certifications with HOPE Project Online

WASHINGTON—The H.O.P.E. Project DMV (HOPE) is accepting applications for next semester’s online STEM certification offering of its renowned and award winning community information technology (IT) training and workforce development  program. … Continue reading BDPA-DC Welcomes new Training Scholarships for HBCU Seniors and Graduates Earning Industry Certifications with HOPE Project Online

Zoom Selects Oracle as a Cloud Infrastructure Provider for Its Core Online Meeting Service

Zoom deploys Oracle Cloud within hours; enables millions of meeting participants within weeks Redwood Shores, CA — Today Oracle announced that Zoom Video Communications, Inc. is turning to Oracle Cloud … Continue reading Zoom Selects Oracle as a Cloud Infrastructure Provider for Its Core Online Meeting Service

JEDI DOD Project

Microsoft wins Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI contract

WASHINGTON — When the dust settles, FCW reports Microsoft could be the cloud provider of choice for the Pentagon for years to come. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract … Continue reading Microsoft wins Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI contract

Senator Warren’s plan for “Platform Utilities” could down-size tech giants Amazon, Facebook, and Google

WASHINGTON — In her blog post written Friday of this week, “Here’s how we can break up Big Tech”, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), calls for breaking apart certain components of … Continue reading Senator Warren’s plan for “Platform Utilities” could down-size tech giants Amazon, Facebook, and Google

Microsoft and In3 host a STEM Open House for Parents and Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today in our Nation’s Capital near Howard University, the Inclusive Innovation Incubator (In3) and Blacks@Microsoft (BAM) invited area students to learn about new and exciting STEM workshops … Continue reading Microsoft and In3 host a STEM Open House for Parents and Students

Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters

Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters

AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”

WASHINGTON (BDPA-DC)—On Thursday, September 28, 2017, students and professionals from area colleges, universities, small businesses and tech organizations joined members of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) teams to participate in their … Continue reading AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”