Chris Cornillie

Federal Market Analyst, Bloomberg Government

Chris Cornillie is a federal market analyst with Bloomberg Government. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he specialized in cybersecurity and information technology at Gartner, Atlantic Media, and the Aspen Institute. Chris has a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois.

Blog posts

Can Pentagon Bridge Artificial Intelligence’s ‘Valley of Death’?

With a $2 billion investment in artificial intelligence research and development from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon signaled its commitment to outspend the U.S.’s international rivals in an effort to maintain its technological advantage.

Which Agencies Will Spend Big on IT This Month?

The federal government is expected to spend $13.3 billion on unclassified information technology before the end of September, according to a Bloomberg Government analysis.

GSA Planning New Governmentwide Contract for Unmanned Vehicles

The General Services Administration is considering creating a governmentwide contracting vehicle for services related to manned and unmanned systems, potentially consolidating billions of dollars annually that now flow through hundreds of contracts.

Tech Firms Signal Tougher Stand on Online Political Interference

Three of the world’s largest technology companies, Microsoft Corp., Facebook Inc., and Twitter Inc., announced they have taken down web domains and social media accounts associated with foreign groups suspected of attempting to interfere in the U.S. political process.

DHS Says It Will Play a Bigger Role in Federal Cybersecurity Efforts

Facing “pervasive” and “increasingly sophisticated” cyber threats, the Department of Homeland Security is adapting its approach to cybersecurity, Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew Travis said at an Aug. 16 industry day held in Arlington, Virginia. Senior DHS officials also described key changes to the department’s role in governmentwide cybersecurity efforts and offered a forecast of procurement opportunities available through fiscal 2020.

Cyber Expert Shortage Forces Fed Move to ‘Security as a Service’

By now, most federal technology leaders are probably familiar with terms like “infrastructure as a service,” “platform as a service,” and “software as a service,” referring to the three most common deployment models for cloud computing. But what about “Security Operations Centers as a service”?

Web and Mobile Upgrades Next on VA’s Modernization Agenda

With two new solicitations, the Department of Veterans Affairs will embark on the next stage of its strategy to change the way it delivers services to 9 million veterans around the country.

A Closer Look at the Pentagon’s $2 Billion a Year OTA Pipeline

The U.S. Department of Defense has 150 active “other transaction” agreements, or OTAs, on its books, which combined have generated $5.8 billion in spending to date, according to a Bloomberg Government analysis

How Blockchain is Empowering Cyberpunks and Governments Alike

Blockchain was introduced to the world as the record-keeping mechanism for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, created as an alternative to the global financial system and fiat money backed by central governments.

data, cables, connector

Pentagon Committed to Single JEDI Award Worth $10B

The Pentagon announced its intent to issue a single award for its highly controversial, multibillion-dollar commercial cloud contract known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, in a July 26 request for proposal.