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Akima Subsidiary Awarded FEMA Task Order for Grant Data Analytics Services

Akima

Akima announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, RiverTech, has been awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) task order to provide support to enhance its data analysis and reporting. The potential five-year task order is made under the One Acquisition Solutions for Integrated Services (OASIS) small business contract vehicle.

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Booz Allen’s Kathleen Featheringham on AI Adoption in Transportation Sector

Kathleen Featheringham Director of AI Strategy Booz Allen Hamilton

Kathleen Featheringham, director of artificial intelligence strategy at Booz Allen Hamilton, predicts the transportation sector will witness a paradigm shift as the industry advances its adoption of AI and believes federal agencies should prepare for such a major change by having an AI vision that includes all aspects of the organization. “Second, it's important to have an open meaningful conversation about the right applications for AI and the outcomes that are hoped to be achieved, ensuring that they are ethical auditable sustainable and reliable,“ Featheringham said.

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C3.ai Research Consortium Teams up With Shell to Drive Digital Transformation Initiatives; Tom Siebel Quoted

Tom Siebel Founder

C3.ai has added Shell to the consortium of universities, national laboratories and companies that make up its Digital Transformation Institute. Detlef Hohl, chief scienctist for computation and data science at Shell, will represent the company in the consortium. “Shell has established clear leadership in new energy, having laid out its “˜Powering Progress' commitment to accelerate the transition of Shell's businesses to net zero emissions,“ said Tom Siebel, C3.ai founder and CEO. 

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BAE Acquires Electronics Developer Pulse Power and Measurement

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has acquired Pulse Power and Measurement (PPM), a developer and manufacturer of high-end electronics, in an effort to enable BAE to further advance its strategic objective to develop and grow its capabilities in secure systems and information exploitation. “Pulse Power and Measurement Limited and BAE Systems are an excellent fit," said Ian Muldowney, COO and engineering director, BAE Systems' Air Sector.

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AWS Federal VP Dave Levy Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Dave Levy Federal VP AWS

Dave Levy, vice president of Amazon Web Services' (AWS) federal business, has received his fourth consecutive Wash100 Award as a part of Executive Mosaic's class of 2021 recipients for continuing focus on cloud efforts, cyber and driving the development of emerging technology capabilities across the federal sector. Visit GovConWire to read Dave Levy's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile.

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Westat Names Dwight Feanny as VP, CIO; Scott Royal Quoted

Dwight Feanny VP

Westat has appointed Dwight Feanny as vice president and chief information officer responsible for managing corporate and project IT technologies, systems, services and staffing. “We are happy to welcome Dwight to Westat and look forward to his contributions to our IT operations and strategy teams as we continue to bring innovative technology solutions to our clients' complex challenges,“ said Westat President and CEO Scott Royal.

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BigBear.ai CEO Reggie Brothers Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Expanding Tech Solutions through Major Acquisitions

Reggie Brothers CEO BigBear.ai

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Dr. Reginald “Reggie“ Brothers, CEO of BigBear.ai and GovCon Expert, with his first Wash100 Award, the standard of excellence in all of government contracting (GovCon), as a member of the 2021 class for driving revenue, expanding offerings and growing the company's footprint through executing NuWave Solutions' strategies and spearheading valuable acquisitions. 

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Red River to Deliver Data Services Under CALNET Program; Ross Woodley Quoted

Ross Woodley Chief Programs Officer Red River

Red River has been awarded a five-year contract with the California Department of Technology's (CDT) California Network and Telecommunications (CALNET) Program to deliver next-generation data network and communication services to the State of California. “We are excited to be able to support the State of California with leading edge, cloud-based communications services,“ said Ross Woodley, Red River's chief programs officer.

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Lumen, VMware Expand Collaboration to Increase Innovation; Jeff Storey, Pat Gelsinger Quoted

Pat Gelsinger CEO VMware

Lumen Technologies and VMware have expanded their partnership to increase design, development and delivery time of edge computing, as well as deliver more secure, work-from-anywhere systems. “The Lumen-VMware partnership will provide the exact combination required to transform business processes and customer experience,“ said Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer of VMware.

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Novetta Appoints Todd Massengill as Emerging Tech VP; Tiffanny Gates Quoted

Todd Massengill VP

Novetta has named Todd Massengill as vice president of emerging technologies within the company's Information Exploitation Division to lead strategic and operational initiatives. “We're excited to have a veteran with Todd's experience running the Emerging Technologies team,“ said Tiffanny Gates, Novetta president and CEO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Iron Bow Technologies Wins Spot on $950M Air Force ABMS Contract

Iron Bow Technologies

Iron Bow Technologies has been awarded a position on the potential $950 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Air Force Advanced Battle Management System contract. “We are honored to be awarded the ABMS ID/IQ to further provide Airmen and Guardians innovative, multi-security JADC2 capabilities,“ said John Odey, USAF/USSF business development director at Iron Bow Technologies. 

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Executive Spotlight: Unanet CEO Craig Halliday Discusses Advancements in CRM, ERP Solutions; Unanet Connect; COVID-19 Impact

Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet

Craig Halliday, chief executive officer of Unanet, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company's advancements to its customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Additionally, he addressed how COVID-19 has impacted customers and businesses, as well as how the pandemic will change processes and the market moving forward. 

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Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Michael Coene on Three Data Management Measures Agencies Should Consider

Michael Coene Chief Cloud Architect Hitachi Vantara Federal

Michael Coene, chief cloud architect at Hitachi Vantara Federal, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Federal News Network that there are three steps agencies should consider to accelerate digital transformation and data management efforts and one is enabling current operations and planning for future changes. “Strategic architectural design should optimize data management practices for the known, and to the extent possible, the unknown,“ he said.

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Accenture Federal Arm Wins $50M USPTO Contract for Financial Mgmt System Modernization; Rasha Nahas Quoted

Rasha Nahas, managing director and Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services

Accenture's federal services business has been awarded a five-year, $50 million blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to operate, maintain and modernize the agency's financial management systems (FMS) for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). “We are proud to support USPTO," said Rasha Nahas, managing director and the U.S. Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services.

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