You're mixing metaphors. A picture of an old Vulcan with a program named after Star Wars and using a reference to Dr. Who. (Tom Baker rules!) You subbing out your writing to the Inquirer?
Pentagon says ethics complaint against JEDI mega-cloud is a non-issue. Its Time Lords say: That is not logical
Despite the US Department of Defense's assurances last week that any and all ethics complaints against the $10bn Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract had been fully resolved, the Pentagon's internal investigators say they are still poring over the matter. In a statement provided to multiple …
Wednesday 14th August 2019 03:07 GMT Yet Another Anonymous coward
Wednesday 14th August 2019 07:21 GMT A Non e-mouse
Seen to be fair
When I worked in the Civil Service, we were always told that we had to be seen to be fair. This often meant bending over backwards to avoid any suggestion of bias.
The DoD & Amazon may have been fair & above board (I'm in no position to comment), they have definitely failed the "Seen to be fair" test.
For us, that often meant going back to square one and starting procurement all over again.
Wednesday 14th August 2019 12:11 GMT K
Re: Seen to be fair
There is your first problem - Big Biz play by different rules to the Civil Service, and its taking advantage of this that makes Public contracts so lucrative to Biz, and they will play dirty to get it.
I see this constantly where my wife works (she is also a Civil Servant), one such project in the UK is create a new medical database, and since they disclosed the monthly-budget to the vendor, the vendor now bills for the maximum amount each month - Never more, never less!
Wednesday 14th August 2019 12:53 GMT Walter Bishop
Wednesday 14th August 2019 17:08 GMT amanfromMars 1
Re: JEDI mega-cloud and ethics be Bletchley Park Type Spooky Territory*
Hi, Walter Bishop ,
It does sort of have one pondering on the present state of human intelligence in Militarised Forces, and the lack of evidence of the best of intelligence in the Paramilitary Minded.
Is that best and quickest simply servered with future directions and novel instructions to follow/read/believe from SMARTR IntelAIgent Sources with Global Operating Device Devices?
Future Tales Today for Tomorrow to Play ......... AI Media to Realise and IT Create.
Ok. ...... let's try all of that at least. Has anyone anything else to add for aiding and abetting enrichment
* Area 51 Level 42 Terrain .... exploring the Madly Insane Complex with Double Negative Super Positives ...... where Processes can be Injurious to Mental Wellbeing and Physical Health. Of that be acutely aware and hereby comprehensively advised.