Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Vice President of Community and Content and Editor in Chief of FedScoop and DefenseScoop.

He leads an award-winning team of reporters in providing breaking news and analysis on the ways technology is transforming the operations and services of the federal government and U.S. military.

Prior to joining Scoop News Group in early 2014, Mitchell embedded himself in Washington, D.C.'s tech startup scene for a year as a tech reporter at InTheCapital, now known as DC Inno.

After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Mitchell received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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Microsoft gives Lockheed Martin access to classified cloud to work more closely with Pentagon

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By using Microsoft's Azure Government Secret, Lockheed gains access to one of the few clouds accredited to work with the DOD's secret-level information.

Cyber

DOD officials push for contractors to hire more cyber talent through apprenticeships

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A new department memo calls for DOD officials to talk to contractors about launching cyber apprenticeships.

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Army moved 160K users to Google Workspace app in two weeks

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In just two weeks' time, the Army moved 160,000 users to Google's Workspace platform, according to Army CIO Raj Iyer.

Exclusive

New Google Public Sector CEO Karen Dahut shares vision of 'choice' in the cloud

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In an exclusive interview with FedScoop, Google Public Sector CEO Karen Dahut explains her vision for delivering more choice in the federal cloud marketplace.

Cyber

DOD addressing 'obstacle course' of impediments holding back work with cybersecurity startups

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John Sherman and others in the Pentagon are working to eradicate roadblocks keeping cybersecurity startups and other companies from scaling business with the Department of Defense.

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Air Force kicks off Cloud One follow-on contract with new RFI

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The development of Cloud One Next contract comes as the Pentagon prepares its own $9 billion JWCC contract.