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Amy Gilliland: GDIT Shifts Focus to Support Federal IT Modernization Efforts

Amy Gilliland President GDIT

Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics’ information technology business and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said the company is focusing more on how it is delivering technology platforms to government clients to support their IT modernization efforts amid expectations of federal budget constraints. "We have shifted our investment approach to not just partner with companies that have very leading-edge capabilities and new ideas, but to focus squarely on the implementation side, which means we have the right skills to deploy commercial products, support and operate them in an agency environment,” Gilliland said.

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NCI President, CEO Paul Dillahay Receives Third Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Paul Dillahay President and CEO NCI

Paul Dillahay, president and CEO of NCI Information Systems, has received his third Wash100 Award, the most respected and sought after award in all of government contracting (GovCon), to recognize his accomplishments for the GovCon sector and anticipate his success for the rest of 2021. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Paul Dillahay. 

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KPMG Survey: Majority of Government Leaders Express Confidence in AI; Rob Dwyer Quoted

Rob Dwyer Principal KPMG

A new KPMG survey has found that 79 percent of government decision-makers said they are confident in the potential of artificial intelligence to improve bureaucratic efficiency. KPMG said Tuesday it conducted an online survey of about 950 business and information technology leaders across seven industries from Jan. 3 to 16 and found that 61 percent of government respondents said AI is at least fully or moderately functional at their agencies.

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Accenture Federal Services CEO John Goodman Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

John Goodman Chief Executive AFS

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, announced on Friday that John Goodman, chief executive of Accenture Federal Services, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for his contributions in the GovCon sector in 2020 and his forthcoming achievements in the year to come. 

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ManTech Chairman, President & CEO Kevin Phillips Wins Fifth Wash100 Award; Jim Garrettson Quoted

Kevin Phillips Chairman

Kevin Phillips, chairman, president and CEO of ManTech International, has been awarded his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award for his efforts in driving company growth through acquisitions, securing major government contract awards and driving innovation in emerging technologies. “His commitment to the company and the government contracting community has earned Kevin a well deserved reputation of reliability and consistently solid growth,“ said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award

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DHS Seeks Info on Automation Capabilities for Invoice Processing

DHS

The Department of Homeland Security has begun to seek information on potential industry sources that could provide artificial intelligence, machine learning and other automation tools and information technology support services for the financial systems modernization joint program management office. The department's FSM JPMO plans to award a two-year contract for IT engineering and service management, administrative and clerical support and management advisory support services.

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Microsoft's Jeremy Goldberg: Building Digital Government Requires Long-Term Sustained Investments

Jeremy Goldberg Microsoft

Jeremy Goldberg, a member of the worldwide public sector organization at Microsoft, wrote in a guest piece published Tuesday on Nextgov that government agencies looking to build a resilient technology infrastructure in support of digital government initiatives should push for long-term, sustained investments. “To succeed, governments must create long-term integrated plans that encompass enterprise architecture, funding and policy support for scaling infrastructure, shared services, automation and workforce development/skills building,“ he suggested.

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Cloudera Government Solutions’ Henry Sowell: Automated Tools Could Help Agencies Glean Insights From Streaming Data

Henry Sowell CIO Cloudera

Henry Sowell, chief information officer for Cloudera Government Solutions, wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on Nextgov that agencies seeking to optimize streaming data for decision-making should adopt a data platform that could help analyze large volumes of data in real time using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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VMware's Bill Rowan on Federal Digital Transformation Amid Pandemic

Bill Rowan VP VMware

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware and a three-time Wash100 Award recipient, said in a video interview posted Friday on FedScoop that the federal government has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in an innovative and timely fashion by embracing digital transformation to facilitate the delivery of services to citizens and accomplish the mission while keeping their employees safe amid the health crisis.

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Accenture Federal Arm to Update Case Mgmt System for US Courts Admin Office; Jenna O'Steen Quoted

Jenna OSteen Justice Portfolio Lead AFS

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to modernize the client case-management system of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services (PPS) System. Under the BPA, AFS will help the AOUSC design, integrate, deploy and support a secure cloud-based client case-management system on a software-as-a-service platform.

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