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Robert Silverman, Booz Allen Hamilton EVP, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Emerging Tech & Advancing Workplace Culture

Robert Silverman EVP Booz Allen Hamilton

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Robert Silverman, executive vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for spearheading new defense technology to support U.S. warfighters in the digital battlefield, as well as his efforts to promote allyship across the company and industry. This marks Silverman’s first Wash100 Award.

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Army OKs Northrop’s Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure System for Full-Rate Production

Common IR Countermeasure System

Northrop Grumman has achieved certification from the U.S. Army that declares the company's Common Infrared Countermeasure technology as operationally suitable and clears the system for full-rate production. Northrop said Monday that the go-ahead for CIRCM's full production comes after six months of initial operational test and evaluation work involving simulated scenarios for threat detection and termination.

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Accenture’s George Franz, Ian Fogarty: Agile Product Management Could Help DOD Maintain US Innovation Edge

George Franz Cybersecurity Lead AFS Natl Security Unit

George Franz and Ian Fogarty of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Breaking Defense that the Department of Defense should combine Agile software development with product management to speed up the development of weapons systems and help maintain U.S. edge in innovation and the country's global preeminence. “Done correctly, Agile Product Management achieves the speed and responsiveness to evolving needs provided by agile software development, while also helping to handle the complexities associated with suppliers/providers, large and complex integrations, and a wide ecosystem of stakeholders typically seen in mission critical defense and intelligence systems,“ Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general, and Fogarty wrote.

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Acting DOD Undersecretary for Acquisition and Sustainment Stacy Cummings Receives First Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Stacy Cummings DOD

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that for the first time in her government career, Stacy Cummings, acting undersecretary of the Department of Defense for acquisition and sustainment, has been awarded a 2021 Wash100 Award for driving modernization across acquisition, as well as implementing digital transformation initiatives to support the federal sector and its industry counterparts.

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IARPA to Launch Virtual Industry Event for New Data Analytics Program

IARPA

The Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity plans to host an event to inform industry about a new program that seeks energy-efficient computer systems for large-scale data analytics. IARPA said it wants to provide interested parties with details about the Advanced Graphic Intelligence Logical Computing Environment or AGILE program through a virtual proposer's event on Dec. 22.

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Red Hat’s Sam Richman on Need to Address Data Challenge in Joint All-Domain C2 Implementation

Sam Richman Senior Solution Architect Red Hat

Sam Richman, a senior solution architect for the U.S. Air Force at Red Hat, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Defense Systems that a Joint All-Domain Command and Control infrastructure should be implemented in a way that addresses the challenge of collecting and integrating disparate data and delivering the right information to warfighters to help them make decisions.

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