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Northrop’s Kathy Warden: Air Force’s Urgency to Replace ICBM Keeps GBSD Program on Pace

Kathy Warden

Kathy Warden, chairman, president and CEO of Northrop Grumman and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said she believes future budget pressures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will not have an impact on the schedule of the U.S. Air Force’s $85B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile program, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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AWS’ Dave Levy on Early Learnings From COVID-19 HPC Consortium

Dave Levy

Dave Levy, vice president of federal business at Amazon Web Services and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said there are three early lessons from the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium and one is the capability of new technology platforms to help researchers expedite their work. "Tools including deep learning and artificial intelligence are reducing time to insight for researchers around the world," Levy wrote in a blog post published Thursday.

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Meagan Metzger on How DoD Can Identify Right Commercial Tech to Meet Critical Needs

Meagan Metzger

Meagan Metzger, founder and CEO of Dcode and an advisory board member at Booz Allen Hamilton, wrote in a commentary published Thursday on Defense News that the Department of Defense and other federal agencies seeking to rapidly deploy commercial technology platforms should collaborate with private sector partners with experience screening tech companies for government contracts.

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