Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – December 5, 2018


DoD and GSA collaborate on contract to move functions to the cloud–

Terry Halvorsen, former DoD CIO & executive VP of IT & mobile communications at Samsung, discusses the administrative cloud contract being worked on for the Pentagon, and how it could provide inspiration for civilian agency contracts.

DHS releases list of research areas to pursue with small businesses–

Reggie Brothers, former under secretary of science and technology at the Department of Homeland Security, and executive vice president & chief technology officer at Peraton discusses the top ten technologies that the department wants to acquire, and the overlap with Pentagon research.

Budget, China emerge as themes at Reagan National Defense Forum–

Leo Shane III, deputy editor of Military Times, and Ashley Tressel, managing editor of Inside the Army discuss takeaways from the Reagan National Defense Forum in California, and congressional reaction to the president’s proposed $700 billion defense budget.