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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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Vertosoft Partners with D3 Security to Deliver SOAR Technology; Jason Wiele, Chet Hayes Quoted

Vertosoft

Vertosoft has partnered with D3 Security, a leader in advanced Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) technology, to assist government agencies in security operations, incident response and threat hunting. “Working alongside Vertosoft has given us an expert partner to support our Federal clients as we bring D3 SOAR to government agencies who are looking to bolster their cybersecurity posture,” said Jason Wiele, senior director of enterprise cybersecurity solutions at D3 Security. 

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Perspecta Labs to Help Develop Automated PACE Tech for Army; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

Petros Mouchtaris President

Perspecta Labs has received a $13 million follow-on award on the modular radio frequency (ModRF) program for the U.S. Army from the Consortium Management Group on behalf of the Consortium for Command, Control and Communications in Cyberspace (C5). Perspecta Labs will help provide an efficient, agile and modular radio frequency (RF) communications capability.

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Deloitte, Cisco Help Agencies Automate Call Center Ops; Marc Mancher, Omar Tawakol Quoted

Marc Mancher Principal Deloitte Consulting

Deloitte and Cisco have offered next-generation contact center technologies to help agencies address the surge in demand for government services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Rethinking the customer experience and integrating automation and virtual assistants should be part of the long-term solution for every government," said Marc Mancher, principal at Deloitte Consulting.

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Vertosoft & DataRobot Win OTA to Advance Federal Financial Transactions; Chet Hayes Quoted

Chet Hayes, CTO of Vertosoft

Vertosoft and DataRobot have been awarded an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to support the Army’s Office of Financial Operations and Information and the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s (OSD) Comptroller to resolve financial and accounting errors without human intervention. DataRobot will integrate its enterprise AI platform with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software to categorize unmatched transactions.

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Executive Spotlight: Tom Afferton, VP of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems

Tom Afferton, VP of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems

Tom Afferton, vice president of Defense and Intelligence Business Unit with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding information technology (IT) modernization, cybersecurity and evolving threats. He also addressed how the company has helped customers adapt to remote working and how it’s shifted the technology and cultural landscape. …

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