DOD Watchdog Says $10B JEDI Cloud Probe Is Well Along

Law360 (August 13, 2019, 8:48 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Defense watchdog has made “substantial progress” on an investigation into contentious aspects of the DOD’s $10 billion JEDI cloud contract and is trying to finish the probe as quickly as possible, it said Tuesday.

The DOD Office of Inspector General is looking into issues such as how the department developed its requirements for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure deal — which is intended to move much of the DOD's existing information technology infrastructure to the cloud — and whether any officials acted improperly, it said in a statement, formally confirming the investigation for the first time.

"Our review is ongoing, and...

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