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NVIDIA's Anthony Robbins: Acquisition Professionals Need to Be “˜Creative' to Meet AI Demand

Anthony Robbins, vice president of North American public sector at NVIDIA, said contracting officials should find innovative ways to speed up the acquisition process in order to meet the demand for artificial intelligence, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. “Everyone of us in this room would be retired way before [reform] is done,“ Robbins, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said Thursday at a Northern Virginia Technology Council event.
 

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Booz Allen's Henry “Trey“ Obering: DoD Should Accelerate Directed Energy Weapons Development

Henry “Trey“ Obering, an executive vice president and directed energy lead at Booz Allen Hamilton, has outlined several measures the Department of Defense should do to expedite the development of lasers and directed energy weapons to achieve military advantage against emerging threats. Obering wrote in a Defense One article published Wednesday that DoD should increase spending on directed energy weapons to up to $3B per year to improve laser power and beam quality as well as reduce the size, weight, power and cost requirements of such weapons.

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Tammer Olibah: Thermopylae’s Google-Powered Visualization Tech to Augment Hexagon US Federal Software

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2019 “” Tammer Olibah, CEO of Hexagon‘s federal business, said the Google (Nasdaq: GOOGL) technology stack used in visualization products built by Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, which Hexagon is set to acquire, will complement Hexagon US Federal’s software portfolio, GovCon Wire reported March 5. Olibah …

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Army Advances Procurement Strategy for Software-Defined Radios

Col. Garth Winterle, project manager for tactical radios at program executive office for command, control and communications-tactical, has said the U.S. Army has been advancing an acquisition strategy for software-defined radios, National Defense reported Friday. “Software defined radios allow for less complicated waveform upgrades and do not require costly hardware changes as we incorporate electronic warfare hardening and cyber protection,“ Winterle said.
 

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Tiffanny Gates, Novetta CEO, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Increasing Novetta’s Workforce Through Big Data, IT and Cloud-Based Platforms

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Tiffanny Gates, president and CEO of Novetta, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for her efforts to increase the company's workforce by exploring cloud-based platforms, big data and information technology. This marks her first Wash100 award.

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USAF PEO Digital Adopts Cloud-Hosted Tools to Streamline Acquisition Document Review Processes

The U.S. Air Force‘s Program Executive Office Digital has started employing cloud-hosted software systems to allow acquisition authorities to share workflows in real time with contractors and streamline data reviewing processes. The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Friday PEO Digital has adopted review, co-authoring and redaction tools that act like …

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Harry Jenkins: Contractor Testing Combined With Gov't Feedback Could Help Expedite Acquisition Process

Harry Jenkins, test and evaluation command systems chair for the Army Evaluation Center's mounted systems evaluation directorate, has said contractor testing-derived data combined with government insight could help the military speed up the acquisition process. Jenkins wrote in an article published Friday on DVIDS that BAE Systems came up with …

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