Pentagon cancels $10bn ‘Jedi’ contract

Digital technologies move forward quickly….often much more quickly than governments can manage the contracting for those technologies. Add to that the political dimensions of very large high-profile infrastructure investments and you’re in for a crazy ride.

The Pentagon is scrapping a multibillion dollar cloud computing contract, which sparked a row between Microsoft and Amazon.

The US Department of Defense said the $10bn contract no longer met its current needs due to the "shifting technology environment".